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Socket Stone of Medieval Cross in Garden South West of Cross House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopsteignton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5531 / 50°33'11"N

Longitude: -3.54 / 3°32'23"W

OS Eastings: 291000

OS Northings: 73729

OS Grid: SX910737

Mapcode National: GBR P1.29GC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GL.QPW

Entry Name: Socket Stone of Medieval Cross in Garden South West of Cross House

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85718

Location: Bishopsteignton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ14

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bishopsteignton

Built-Up Area: Bishopsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishopsteignton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 9073-9173 Bishopsteignton
13/55 Socket stone of medieval cross in
- garden south west of Cross House


Socket stone of preaching cross. Medieval. Granite. Socket stone with moulded
corners. The complete cross is said originally to have stood on the site of the
entrance to Cross House. The base was used as a pigs trough and rescued from the
foreshore of the Teign in 1927 and placed in the garden of Cross House by the owner,
Mr Duder (Cleland).
Cleland, W.D.( ed), Bishopsteignton, South Devon, A Short History and Guide (1930),
p. 36.

Listing NGR: SX9100073729

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