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HER Number:MDV9550
Name:Cross in Churchyard of St. Marychurch, Torbay


In the churchyard was formerly the foundation stone of the churchyard cross. It was described in 1836 as overgrown and forming a considerable elevation and was levelled before the churchyard was enlarged.


Grid Reference:SX 918 659
Map Sheet:SX96NW
Civil ParishTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishST.MARYCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX96NW/13/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV317819.

St. Marychurch. In the churchyard was the foundation stone of the churchyard cross, overgrown and forming a considerable elevation. Levelled before the church was enlarged, post 1836.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV317820.

Brownlow, w. R. /tda/18(1886)441/land and labour in st. Marychurch in saxon times.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV317821.

Phillips, e. M. /tda/75(1943)261-2/supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of devon. Third paper.

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 383 (Vol 3) (Un-published). SDV360833.

According to a documentary reference in 1836 'the foundation of the churchyard cross is overgrown, and forming a considerable elevation, this was levelled before the enlargement of the churchyard'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV317819Migrated Record:
SDV317820Migrated Record:
SDV317821Migrated Record:
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 383 (Vol 3).

Associated Monuments

MDV9548Related to: PARISH CHURCH in the Parish of (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2018 2:55PM