Churchyard Cross 15m South East of St Mary's Church

Devon

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Cross
Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

East Devon District Council

Parish

Poltimore

Parliamentary Constituency

East Devon

Grid Reference

SN966966 (296611, 96815)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7611, -3.46607

Nearest Postcode

EX4 0AR

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Notes

A churchyard cross located 15 metres south-east of St. Mary's Church. The cross survives as a 15th century socket stone and shaft with a modern head and arms. The socket stone is buried except for one corner stop. The octagonal top is 1.06 metres in diameter and each side of the octagon is 0.46 metre long. The shaft is rectangular, with chamfered edges, measuring 0.38 metres by 0.32 metres at the base and standing 1.24 metres high. The new head is rectangular in section with every angle chamfered, and measures 0.51 metres wide by 0.32 metres thick, with an overall height of 0.5 metres. There are Latin cross-shaped recesses on the east and west faces which measure 0.15 metre high and 0.09 metre wide. Listed and scheduled.

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