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HER Number:MDV59501
Name:Inscribed Memorial Stone at Sourton Cross

Summary

An inscribed memorial stone stood until recently at Sourton Cross. The stone, whose first use is dated to the 6th century, was reshaped and ornamented as a wayside cross in the 12th or 13th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 547 917
Map Sheet:SX59SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SW/122

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE (VI to XIII - 501 AD to 1300 AD (Between))
  • CROSS (XII to XIII - 1101 AD to 1300 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV218771.

Des=dcc/okehampton division/(april 1997)/survey of roadside stones.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV40159.

Stone at road junction (dcc).


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Stone Cross (Remains Of) marked.


Fleming, A., 2012, Devon's Early Roads: Devon Archaeological Society Presidential Lecture 2011, 15 (Article in Serial). SDV351751.

An inscribed memorial stone stood until recently at Sourton Cross. The stone, whose first use is dated to the 6th century, was reshaped and ornamented as a wayside cross in the 12th or 13th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV218771Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #37909 ]
SDV351751Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 2012. Devon's Early Roads: Devon Archaeological Society Presidential Lecture 2011. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 70. Paperback Volume. 15.
SDV40159Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5634 - Survey of Roadside Stones in Okehampton Division

Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2018 11:49AM