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2 SPURWAY MEMORIALS AND RAILINGS ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST PETER

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: 2 SPURWAY MEMORIALS AND RAILINGS ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1306349

Location

2 SPURWAY MEMORIALS AND RAILINGS ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF THE TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Oakford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96794

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Details

SS 92 SW OAKFORD OAKFORD

5/147 - 2 Spurway memorials and railings about 10 metres north west of the tower of the Church of St Peter GV II

2 memorial crosses and enclosing railings. Late C19/early C20. Iron railings, one white marble cross, one pink granite cross. The northern cross is white marble, commemorating Major General John Spurway, died 1903, ceremonial sword and medals carved in relief on the base. The southern cross is pink granite and commemorates John Spurway, died 1874. The 2 crosses are enclosed by a single twisted rail supported on iron corner standards with cross finials and stone bases. The Spurway family have been associated with Oakford parish and a manorial title in the parish for more than 700 years (Bentley).

Bentley, E.W. Oakford (1982), p. 36.

Listing NGR: SS9103621290

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bentley, E W, Oakford, (1982), 36

National Grid Reference: SS 91036 21290

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