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Gatepost on Road from Widecombe to Natsworthy, at South West Side of the Entrance to the Lane to the Kingshead Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5791 / 50°34'44"N

Longitude: -3.8142 / 3°48'51"W

OS Eastings: 271646

OS Northings: 77055

OS Grid: SX716770

Mapcode National: GBR QD.BXKL

Mapcode Global: FRA 27WJ.RW5

Entry Name: Gatepost on Road from Widecombe to Natsworthy, at South West Side of the Entrance to the Lane to the Kingshead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440883

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN-
SX 77 NW THE-MOOR
2/167 Gatepost on road from Widecombe to
- Natsworthy, at south-west side of
the entrance to the lane to
Kingshead Farmhouse
- II

Gatepost. Possibly medieval. A slightly tapering granite monolith, roughly oblong
in section and about 1.5 metres high. At the top of the north-east face, above the
gate-catch, is an incised cross. Mr E N Masson Phillips says that it "may be of
significance since it stands close to the fifteenth century Churchway".
Source: E N Masson Phillips, "Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of
Devon", Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1984, p.153.


Listing NGR: SX7164677055

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