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Latitude: 50.7237 / 50°43'25"N
Longitude: -3.7395 / 3°44'22"W
OS Eastings: 277311
OS Northings: 93005
OS Grid: SX773930
Mapcode National: GBR QH.MR0Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 3715.JYM
Entry Name: Cheriton Cross
Listing Date: 26 August 1965
Last Amended: 20 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105971
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95141
Location: Cheriton Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cheriton Bishop
Built-Up Area: Cheriton Bishop
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cheriton Bishop St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SE CHERITON BISHOP CHERITON CROSS
10/41 Cheriton Cross
26.8.65 (formerly listed as Village Cross)
Wayside Cross now War Memorial. Medieval, restored and repositioned in C20.
Granite. Small (approx. 1.22m high) Type B cross, octagonal in section with 2
short arms (west side restored), set in massive granite socket stone which is
square in section with heavily weathered and indistinct corner shoulders making top
surface octagonal. It was moved approx. 20m north of former site during road
widening operations of 1969. Remaining upper part of cross, missing the greater
part of its shaft. Restored, according to tablet at rear, to the Glory of God and
to memory of men of Cheriton Bishop who laid down their lives in World War I and
II. Scheduled Ancient Monument (404).
E Masson-Phillips. Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon Part 2
Trans. Devon. Assoc. 70 (1938) p.326-7.
Listing NGR: SX7731193005
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