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Cheriton Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheriton Bishop, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RP7F6+F5

Entry Name: Cheriton Cross

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Last Amended: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95141

Location: Cheriton Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: 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

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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

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 December 2016.

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