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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
Plus Code: 9C2QPW4Q+5G
Entry Name: Sourton Down Cross
Listing Date: 22 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106263
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94360
Location: Sourton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
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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8/119 Sourton Down Cross
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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