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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1306349

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

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

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Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Oakford

National Grid Reference: SS 91036 21290

Summary

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 96794

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Sources

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

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