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Cross 20 Metres to West of West Tower of Church of St Ildierna

A Grade II Listed Building in Lansallos, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61507

Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Polperro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lansallos

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

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
of shaft.
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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