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HER Number:MDV7526
Name:Cross at Dunstone

Summary

Medieval granite cross. Plain cross-head and upper part of shaft, standing on a pile of boulders on the green in centre of hamlet. Incised on the west face is a roughly-cut cross. Fixed to the boulder on which it stands is a metal plaque inscribed: "Dunstone cross back in it's original site after 100 years in the vicarage garden. Restored by Miss M Hamlyn, Dunstone Manor. 1980".

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/86
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX77NW18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 329-330 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, 267 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1984, Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Seventh Paper), 153 (Article in Serial). SDV345276.

Dunstone rock site of medieval stone cross. It was removed to vicarage garden and later mortared into vicarage wall (see sx77nw/28).


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 93 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Medieval granite cross. Plain cross-head and upper part of shaft, standing on a pile of boulders on the green in centre of hamlet. North arm and top somewhat weathered. Incised on the west face is a roughly-cut cross. Fixed to the boulder on which it stands is a metal plaque inscribed: 'Dunstone Cross back in its original site after 100 years in the vicarage garden. Restored by Miss M. Hamlyn, Dunstone Manor 1980'.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 13/07/2016 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 77 NW THE-MOOR 2/161 Dunstone Cross - GV II
Cross. Medieval. Granite. Plain cross-head and upper part of shaft, standing on a pile of boulders on the green in centre of hamlet. North arm and top somewhat weathered. Incised on the west face is a roughly-cut cross. Fixed to the boulder on which it stands is a metal plaque inscribed: "Dunstone cross back in it's original site after 100 years in the vicarage garden. Restored by Miss M Hamlyn, Dunstone Manor. 1980". Source: E M Phillips in Transactions of Devonshire Association, 1937, pp.329-331; 1984, p.153.
Listing NGR: SX7165975845

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. 329-330.
SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 93.
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. 267.
SDV345276Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1984. Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Seventh Paper). Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 116. Paperback Volume. 153.
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 13/07/2016. [Mapped feature: #102400 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV7448Related to: Cross in Garden of the Old Rectory, Widecombe (Monument)
MDV20776Related to: Lower Dunstone House / longhouse (Building)
MDV29798Related to: Lower Dunstone Longhouse (Building)
MDV18864Related to: The Dunstone, Lower Dunstone (Monument)
MDV117382Related to: The Old School House, Lower Dunstone (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 6 2016 10:07AM