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HER Number:MDV974
Name:Chittlehampton, Eastacott Cross

Summary

Eastacott Cross road junction was formerly called Brightley Cross.

Location

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 XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV86263.

Chittlehampton. Eastacott Cross. OS 6" XXI SW, shows on OS 1:10000 1975. Marked as Brightly Cross on OS County Series 6" map. Possible previous site of cross now at SS62282360, suggested by Inspector of Ancient Monuments (see PRN 973).


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

'Brightley Cross' shown on 1880s-1890s and 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey maps as a cross roads to the north of Eastacott. The junction is shown as 'Eastacott Cross' on modern maps. The 'Stone Cross' (see PRN 973) is shown to the southwest at SS66282360.


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


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


McCallum, D., 1996, Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton (Correspondence). SDV355415.

The cross is leaning away from the road towards the verge. This is likely to have occurred very slowly over many years and intervention is only necessary if the monument continues to move.


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.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV355415Correspondence: McCallum, D.. 1996. Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton. Memorandum. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV86263Personal Comment: Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV973Related to: Brightley or Eastacott Cross (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2864 - Archaeological recording during the stabilisation of Eastacott Cross, Chittlehampton

Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2015 2:32PM