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HER Number:MDV7906
Name:Site of the market cross, Ashburton

Summary

In the records of the Borough Court of 1807 there is reference to the 'Market Cross' which appears to have stood on the south side of East Street, in the angle between that street and St. Lawrence Lane, now known as Station Road.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 756 698
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NE/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Amery, J. S., 1924, (Presidential Address) The Ashburton of past days: its manners, customs and inhabitants, 78 (Article in Serial). SDV315287.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 322 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX76NE6 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV300729.

Site of market cross.
In the records of the Borough Court of 1807 there is reference to the "Market Cross" (citing Masson Phillips, 1937).
The market cross appears to have stood on the south side of East Street, in the angle between that street and St. Lawrence Lane, now known as Station Road (citing Amery, 1923).
No further information about this antiquity; approximate siting from description is SX75636989 (17/7/1951).

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. 322.
SDV300729Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX76NE6. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV315287Article in Serial: Amery, J. S.. 1924. (Presidential Address) The Ashburton of past days: its manners, customs and inhabitants. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 56. Unknown. 78.

Associated Monuments

MDV29220Related to: East Street, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV7868Related to: The old market place, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 8 2016 1:56PM