This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP CHERITON CROSS
10/41 Cheriton Cross 26.8.65 (formerly listed as Village Cross)
Wayside Cross now War Memorial. Medieval, restored and repositioned in C20.
Granite. Small (approx. 1.22m high) Type B cross, octagonal in section with 2 short arms (west side restored), set in massive granite socket stone which is square in section with heavily weathered and indistinct corner shoulders making top surface octagonal. It was moved approx. 20m north of former site during road widening operations of 1969. Remaining upper part of cross, missing the greater part of its shaft. Restored, according to tablet at rear, to the Glory of God and to memory of men of Cheriton Bishop who laid down their lives in World War I and II. Scheduled Ancient Monument (404).
E Masson-Phillips. Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon Part 2 Trans. Devon. Assoc. 70 (1938) p.326-7.
Listing NGR: SX7731293014
© Mr Christopher Fransella. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Fransella, Christopher
Rights Holder: Fransella, Christopher
Granite, Medieval Wayside Cross, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Cross, War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument
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