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Latitude: 50.5881 / 50°35'17"N
Longitude: -3.6826 / 3°40'57"W
OS Eastings: 280988
OS Northings: 77832
OS Grid: SX809778
Mapcode National: GBR QM.H7MJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 375J.34K
Entry Name: Challabrook Cross, on Public Footpath About 350 Metres North-East of Challabrook Cross
Listing Date: 3 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165056
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84449
Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Bovey Tracey
Built-Up Area: Bovey Tracey
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bovey Tracey St John with Heathfield
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 87 NW
5/7 Challabrook Cross, on public
- footpath about 350 metres north-
east of Challabrook Farm
Cross-shaft, re-set, medieval. Granite. Mutilated cross-shaft with part of cross-
head intact. Right-hand side cut back to form a gatepost (2 iron hinges still in
position). Rectangular in section, tapering slightly on the unaltered left side.
Part of left arm and head of cross survive, much weathered. There are said to be
traces of a cross incised on each face. Metal plaque attached to shaft carries the
'wholly fanciful' inscription: "This old cross once marked the grave of a royalist
officer who fell near here 1645 when Cromwell's troops defeated the Royalists.
Source: E Masson Phillips in Transactions of Devonshire Association, 1937, p323
Listing NGR: SX8098877832
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