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Churchyard Cross Approximately 3 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Gregory

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Poppleford and Harpford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7054 / 50°42'19"N

Longitude: -3.2888 / 3°17'19"W

OS Eastings: 309088

OS Northings: 90320

OS Grid: SY090903

Mapcode National: GBR P7.45FX

Mapcode Global: FRA 4706.SNX

Plus Code: 9C2RPP46+5F

Entry Name: Churchyard Cross Approximately 3 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Gregory

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352380

Location: Newton Poppleford and Harpford, East Devon, Devon, EX10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Newton Poppleford and Harpford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Harpford St Gregory the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/58 Churchyard cross approximately
- 3 metres south of chancel of
church of St Gregory
Churchyard cross. Part of shaft is probably C15 but the rest is 1913 restoration-
work by Hems of Exeter. Granite. Plain Latin cross standing approximately 3 metres
high. The edges are chamfered and only a piece approximately 750 mm in the gently
tapering shaft is medieval. The socket stone forms the top of 3 octagonal steps at
the base. The middle step includes some biblical quotation inscribed in medieval-
style lettering.
The cross was restored in memory of A M Toplady, author of the hymn "Rock of Ages"
and Vicar of Harpford and Venn Ottery 1866-68.

Listing NGR: SY0908890320

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