Boskenna Cross


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Early Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Cornwall Council


St Buryan

Parliamentary Constituency

St Ives

Grid Reference

SR426426 (142575, 24260)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.062, -5.59734

Nearest Postcode

TR19 6DQ

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Remains of a late 9th-early 10th century stone cross, discovered in a hedge in 1869 during road widening. It was moved to its present position from the centre of the road junction between 1939 and 1945. Dressed granite wheel-headed monolithic cross with short integral shaft set over a later round shaft and socketted into a stepped round base made of 2 granite monoliths. Cross has crucifixion to one face and Greek cross and 4 bosses to the opposite side, all carved in relief.

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