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Two Walls and a Cross Shaft About 9 Metres South of the Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Holcombe Burnell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7127 / 50°42'45"N

Longitude: -3.6179 / 3°37'4"W

OS Eastings: 285866

OS Northings: 91589

OS Grid: SX858915

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.TD4R

Mapcode Global: FRA 3796.BB5

Plus Code: 9C2RP97J+3R

Entry Name: Two Walls and a Cross Shaft About 9 Metres South of the Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 4 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400866

Location: Holcombe Burnell, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Holcombe Burnell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holcombe Burnell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/77 2 walls and a cross shaft about 9m
south of the Church of St John the


Wall said to mark boundary of medieval churchyard and cross shaft. Probably late
medieval. Granite.
2 sections of low wall to the south of the church with a granite standing cross shaft
on the west section.
Low coped granite walling, octagonal tapering cross shaft with broach stops at the
Possibly the boundary wall of the medieval churchyard. Spreat's engraving of 1842
shows a taller structure and it would appear that the churchyard, on the church side,
has been raised since 1842.
Spreat, W., Picturesque sketches of the Churches of Devon (1842).

Listing NGR: SX8586691589

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