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HER Number:MDV75545
Name:Medieval Cross, Parish Churchyard, Tedburn St. Mary


Part of head of medieval granite cross inverted and set into the ground beside the path leading to the south porch of the church.


Grid Reference:SX 805 944
Map Sheet:SX89SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTedburn St. Mary
Ecclesiastical ParishTEDBURN ST.MARY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 401266

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 459, (Vol 4), sketch (Un-published). SDV360833.

Tedburn St Mary Churchyard SX806944
A cross head stands beside the path leading to the south porch of the church. An inverted head portion of a cross of octagonal section, straight not tapering, the head is buried in the bank beside the path leaving a small part of the arms free. The shaft has been broken away just below the arms and is missing. On one face, between the arms, is a cross shaped recess, and on the other face a round-headed rectangular recess.
Cross head height 0.38 metres, span 0.76 metres, shaft 0.30 metres wide.

Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1215977 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

Part of cross about 8 metres south of the transept of the Church of St Mary. Part of cross. Medieval. Granite. Part of head of a cross, set into the ground with short octagonal section arms.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1215977. [Mapped feature: #48224 ]
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 459, (Vol 4), sketch.

Associated Monuments

MDV62492Related to: Parish Church, Tedburn St. Mary (Building)
MDV75544Related to: Parish Churchyard, Tedburn St. Mary (Monument)
MDV121479Related to: Socket stone in churchyard, Tedburn St Mary (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 21 2018 12:54PM