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HER Number:MDV6132
Name:Cross in garden of Castle, Gidleigh


No longer extant; used to be in the garden of the castle but has disappeared. It was a large cross of rough rectangular section with one arm missing.


Grid Reference:SX 670 884
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/17/1
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX68NE8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD? (Between))

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 332 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Cross in the garden of the castle. This cross has disappeared in recent years. It was a large cross of rough rectangular section with one arm missing.

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape (Website). SDV359354.

The owner of Castle House has made many unsuccessful searches for this cross. (Citing Ordnance Survey, 03/07/1974)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240502Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1937. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Hardback. 332. [Mapped feature: #39324 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV6131Part of: Gidleigh Castle (Monument)
MDV114061Related to: Farm building east of Castle, Gidleigh (Building)
MDV15151Related to: Farm building north of Castle, Gidleigh (Building)
MDV113181Related to: Gidleigh Barton Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2016 11:29AM