CHERITON CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105971
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1965
Date of most recent amendment:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
CHERITON CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHERITON CROSS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Cheriton Bishop
National Grid Reference:
SX7731193005

Details

SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP CHERITON CROSS

10/41 Cheriton Cross 26.8.65 (formerly listed as Village Cross)

II

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: SX7731193005

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 December 2016.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95141
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Devonshire Association' in Transactions of the Devonshire Association, , Vol. 70, (1938), 326-327
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 08/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/208021
War Memorials Register, accessed 08/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/25273

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/07464/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Christopher Fransella. Source Historic England Archive
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