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Sourton Down Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sourton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7054 / 50°42'19"N

Longitude: -4.0612 / 4°3'40"W

OS Eastings: 254552

OS Northings: 91553

OS Grid: SX545915

Mapcode National: GBR Q0.4ST9

Mapcode Global: FRA 27C6.ZLB

Entry Name: Sourton Down Cross

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94360

Location: Sourton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sourton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sourton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOURTON
SX 59 SW

8/119 Sourton Down Cross
-
22.2.67

- II

Wayside Cross. May originally have been an early Christian stone converted to a
cross in late medieval times. Roughly squared granite Latin cross with very short
arms. The shaft bears an inscription which runs in 3 lines downwards but is
virtually illegible although it has been interpreted as a personal name preceded by
a title of authority accompanied by a symbol of Christianity. The cross has later
had the initials of Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Tavistock and Launceston inscribed on
its various faces as a guide-post.
Source: Dartmoor Crosses - F H Starkey.


Listing NGR: SX5455291553

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