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Village Cross

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Zeal, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7263 / 50°43'34"N

Longitude: -3.9132 / 3°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 265057

OS Northings: 93594

OS Grid: SX650935

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.8NJJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P5.39T

Entry Name: Village Cross

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95035

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Built-Up Area: South Zeal

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 6493 - 6593 SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH ZEAL

8/235 Village Cross
22.2.67
GV II*

Village cross and plinth. Probably C15. Granite ashlar. Complete late medieval
cross, socket stone and plinth. 3-step plinth of granite ashlar with bull-nosed
steps. Socket stone is square with chamfered top edges. The cross stands
approximately 2.5m high. It is a plain-cross originally made from a single piece of
granite with chamfered head arms and slightly tapering shaft with roll stops. The
head is now a separate piece.
This is an integral part of the South Zeal townscape. It is very special being one
of the few medieval boroughs in Devon where a significant number of its late
medieval houses survive to a greater or lesser extent.


Listing NGR: SX6505793594

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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