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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1105971



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cheriton Bishop

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1965

Date of most recent amendment: 20-May-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95141

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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: 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.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Devonshire Association' in Transactions of the Devonshire Association, , Vol. 70, (1938), 326-327
War Memorials Online, accessed 08/12/2016 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 08/12/2016 from

National Grid Reference: SX7731193005


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