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LANTERN CROSS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MAWGAN

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.

Name: LANTERN CROSS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MAWGAN

List entry Number: 1115117

Location

LANTERN CROSS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MAWGAN

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Mawgan-in-Pydar

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1991

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351311

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Details

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MAWGAN-IN-PYDAR ST MAWGAN SW 86 NE Lantern Cross approx. 7 1/10000 metres north west of Church of St Mawgan II* (Star) GV

Lantern Cross. C15. Granite. Canopied cross head set on a chamfered shaft and a slab. Four sides of head filled with figures. These depict Annunciation scene to north, Bishop to west, Trinity to South. Crocketted ogee arches to truncated gable heads, with filled dowel holes indicating the sites of lost pinnacles. A very fine surviving example of a Cornish lantern cross, said by Langdon to be "the best in Cornwall". A G Langdon, Old Cornish Crosses, Truro 1896, P426.

Listing NGR: SW8720965950

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Langdon, A G, Old Cornish Crosses, (1896), 426

National Grid Reference: SW 87208 65949

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