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OBELISK AND RAILINGS NORTH EAST OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

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: OBELISK AND RAILINGS NORTH EAST OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

List entry Number: 1254260

Location

OBELISK AND RAILINGS NORTH EAST OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cruwys Morchard

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437704

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 81 SE CRUWYS MORCHARD CRUWYS MORCHARD 2/79 Obelisk and railings north east of - the Church of Holy Cross GV II Commemorative obelisk and surrounding railings. Early C19. Portland stone ashlar, iron railings. Stone obelisk on a tall pedestal with recessed inscription panels on the pedestal. The panel on the south side commemorates Henry Cruwys, Rector"...(and last Male Issue of the ancient family of the Cruwys's who possessed valuable Estates in the said Parish for several Hundred Years successively) Lieth buried in a small House which he borrowed of his Brethren the Worms in Hopes of the Resurrection and Life Eternal". Henry Cruwys died in 1804. The inscription on the west side commemorates a child, died 1800. The obelisk is surrounded by iron railings with flame finials with columnar corner rails with urn finials. The obelisk is enclosed by especially planted yews in the corner of the churchyard closest to Cruwys House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SS8743612188

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National Grid Reference: SS 87436 12187

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