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HER Number:MDV8443
Name:Site of stone cross at Shilstone Farm

Summary

Possible cross removed from farm and made it into a footbridge near Sands Gate. 'Stone Cross' is the name of a lane junction near Shilstone Farm, about two miles west of Drewsteignton. Unverified.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 707 909
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS? (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD? (Between))

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 331-2 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX79SW3 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV222265.

Site of stone cross. "the occupier at Shilstone Farm states that many years ago he took away a stone cross, and made it into a footbridge near Sands Gate." This was probably 'stone cross'. 'Stone cross' is the name of a lane junction near Shilstone Farm, about 2 miles west of Drewsteignton (citing Masson Phillips, 1937)
No further information regarding the present location of this cross (8/4/1953).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV222265Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX79SW3. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV240502Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1937. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Hardback. 331-2.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2016 1:54PM