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CROSS 1 METRE NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

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: CROSS 1 METRE NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA

List entry Number: 1136478

Location

CROSS 1 METRE NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT WENAPPA, CHURCHTOWN

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwennap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63212

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GWENNAP CHURCHTOWN, Gwennap SW 74 SW 4/114 Cross lm north of Church of Saint Wenappa (formerly listed as Cross 30.5.67 in Vivarage Garden) GV II* Cross. Circa C13. Granite monolith with round-head. Square on plan. Resited and repaired. North side has cross in relief on shaft with bulbous head over with convex moulded border enclosing sunk panel with relief carving of figure of Christ with outstretched arms. The feet continue under the border and rest on the cross bar of the cross. The south side has broad Latin Cross continuing into and almost filling the head and with convex moulded border to shaft and head. This cross formerly stood on a hedge at Chapel Moor, nearby but was removed to the vicarage garden circa 1840 by the Vicar, the Reverend Thomas Philpotts. Part of the shaft was used in a nearby stile until the 2 parts were reassembled circa mid C20. Information of former locations from History of Gwennap by C.C. James.

Listing NGR: SW7387740113

Selected Sources

Books and journals
James, C C , A History of the Parish of Gwennap in Cornwall

National Grid Reference: SW7387740113

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