CROSS AT SW422247 (CHYOONE CROSS)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1143932

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: CROSS AT SW422247 (CHYOONE CROSS)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CROSS AT SW422247 (CHYOONE CROSS)

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Buryan

National Grid Reference: SW 42198 24696

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

ST BURYAN - SW 42 SW 8/44 Cross at SW422247 (Chyoone Cross) the entry shall be amended to read:

SW 42 SW ST BURYAN - 8/44 Cross at SW422247 (Chyoone Cross) II*(Star) Wayside cross. Probably late C9 or early C10. Granite monolith in the shape of Latin cross. Set in a roughly square granite base. The SE face of the cross head bears a relief figure of Christ at the intersection of the limbs; the opposing NW face has a slender low relief Latin cross. St Buryan, the site of a traditional Celtic monastery traditionally founded by Athelstan in the early C10, forms the focus of a distinctive series of crosses bearing the Christ motif of which this is the largest known example. They formed the design inspiration for the mid 10th century development of a highly elaborate series of west Cornish decorated crosses.

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ST BURYAN SR 42 SW 8/44 Cross at SW422247 - (Chyoone Cross) Cross. Pre-Conquest or possibly medieval. Granite monolith in the shape of a Latin cross. Set into a roughly square granite base. Crucifixion in relief to front (south east) and Greek cross to rear. Source: Granite Crosses of West Cornwall by Laura Rowe.

Listing NGR: SW4219824696

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 69602

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Rowe, L, Granite Crosses of West Cornwall

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