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HER Number:MDV9229
Name:Cross at St. Mary's Church, Highweek


Modern 'Maltese' cross at St. Mary's Church.


Grid Reference:SX 857 715
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/29

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 325 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Outside the west front of St. Mary's Church there stands a large apparently modern cross of rectangular section. An equal-armed Maltese Cross with a square boss at the intersection of the arms. It was once on top of the church but was removed because it was unsafe.

Timms, S. C., 1982, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV348952.

The cross may be located outside St. Mary's Chruch, Highweek.

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

Cross not visible on Google Streetview.

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. 325. [Mapped feature: #56570 ]
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV348952Personal Comment: Timms, S. C.. 1982. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV20737Related to: St. Mary's Church, Highweek, Newton Abbot (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2012 3:00PM