Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106263

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: SOURTON DOWN CROSS


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Statutory Address: SOURTON DOWN CROSS

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Sourton

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX5455291553


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8/119 Sourton Down Cross - 22.2.67

- II

Wayside Cross. May originally have been an early Christian stone converted to a cross in late medieval times. Roughly squared granite Latin cross with very short arms. The shaft bears an inscription which runs in 3 lines downwards but is virtually illegible although it has been interpreted as a personal name preceded by a title of authority accompanied by a symbol of Christianity. The cross has later had the initials of Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Tavistock and Launceston inscribed on its various faces as a guide-post. Source: Dartmoor Crosses - F H Starkey.

Listing NGR: SX5455291553


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Legacy System number: 94360

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Books and journals
Starkey, F H, Dartmoor Crosses And Some Ancient Tracks, (1989)

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