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Latitude: 50.3358 / 50°20'9"N
Longitude: -4.57 / 4°34'12"W
OS Eastings: 217203
OS Northings: 51593
OS Grid: SX172515
Mapcode National: GBR N9.X7XP
Mapcode Global: FRA 1894.Z98
Entry Name: Cross 20 Metres to West of West Tower of Church of St Ildierna
Listing Date: 26 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61507
Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13
Civil Parish: Polperro
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Lansallos
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 15 SE
3/45 Cross 20m to west of west tower of
- Church of St Ildierna
Boundary cross, now resited churchyard cross. Medieval. Stone Latin cross with
splayed arms with chamfered corners. Incised cross on both faces. Present height
0.8m and width 0.8m across cross head. Partly buried underground. Langdon describes
the cross in 1896 when it was lying on the ground. He emphasised the unique shape
and described it as the largest incised Latin cross at present discovered in
Cornwall, giving dimensions 5' high, 8" deep, 2'6" width of cross head and 11" width
Original site SX 17061576.
Sites and Monuments Register, Truro, Cornwall.
Landgon, A.G. Old Cornish Crosses, 1896 pp 257-8.
Listing NGR: SX1728851648
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