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Cross Shaft About 6 Metres West of the Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewtrenchard, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6554 / 50°39'19"N

Longitude: -4.1691 / 4°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 246766

OS Northings: 86209

OS Grid: SX467862

Mapcode National: GBR NV.82XT

Mapcode Global: FRA 274B.RLH

Plus Code: 9C2QMR4J+48

Entry Name: Cross Shaft About 6 Metres West of the Dower House

Listing Date: 21 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92340

Location: Lewtrenchard, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lewtrenchard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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4/93 Cross shaft about 6m west of the
- Dower House


Cross shaft. Circa C15. Granite. Shaft about 4 metres high erected between Lew
Mill and the Dower House by Sabine Baring-Gould who found it in the side of the mill
leat. Baring-Gould considered it to have been a Saxon standing stone. The Reverend
Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) was both parson and squire at Lew Trenchard from 1881
until his death. He was an enthusiastic antiquarian with an especial interest in the
antiquities of Dartmoor and was President of the Devonshire Association in 1896.

Listing NGR: SX4676686209

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