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HER Number:MDV974
Name:Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton


Eastacott Cross road junction was formerly called Brightley Cross. Possibly the previous site of the cross at Stone Cross.


Grid Reference:SS 624 237
Map Sheet:SS62SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChittlehampton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHITTLEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62SW/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (XIX to Late 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Brightley Cross marked on 1880s-1890s map as the cross roads to the north of Eastacott. Stone Cross is shown to the southwest at SS66282360.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Junction marked as Brightley Cross.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 21SW (Cartographic). SDV335692.

Griffith, F. M., 1970, Eastacott Cross (Personal Comment). SDV323249.

The Ancient Monuments Inspector refers to 'Brightley Cross, where the cross may have come from'. On the Ordnance Survey 6 inch County Series map extract accompanying this report 'Brightley Cross' is marked where 'Eastacott Cross' is shown on Ordnance Survey 1:10000 (1975) map.

Dyer, M. J., 2005, Archaeological recording during the stabilisation of Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton (Report - Watching Brief). SDV323657.

Eastacott Cross was shown as Brightley Cross on 19th century maps.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Road junction marked as Eastacott Cross on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323249Personal Comment: Griffith, F. M.. 1970. Eastacott Cross. Not Applicable.
SDV323657Report - Watching Brief: Dyer, M. J.. 2005. Archaeological recording during the stabilisation of Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.46. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV335692Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 21SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #59618 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV973Related to: Stone Cross, Chittlehampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2020 11:52AM