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HER Number:MDV7787
Name:Holy Trinity Parish Church, Cross


14th century stone cross to the east of Holy Trinity Parish church which may have been a medieval wayside cross


Grid Reference:SX 742 665
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/9/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

NMR, SX76NW22 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV310516.

14th century cross in Buckfastleigh churchyard. Other details: No 44840.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 338 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Stone cross. A cross of octagonal section Type B. At the head of a grave east of the church probably originally a wayside cross.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX76NW22 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV310515.

This cross made from moorland granite has had the head broken off the shaft and at some time the fracture has been skillfully repaired. Height 1.1m, span of arms 0.45m. Other details: Photograph.

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. 338.
SDV310515Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX76NW22. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card.
SDV310516National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SX76NW22.

Associated Monuments

MDV7786Related to: Chapel to the east of Holy Trinity Parish Church in Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV15043Related to: Holy Trinity Parish Church, Buckfastleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 8 2016 1:32PM