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Latitude: 50.8982 / 50°53'53"N
Longitude: -3.602 / 3°36'7"W
OS Eastings: 287436
OS Northings: 112188
OS Grid: SS874121
Mapcode National: GBR LC.RM9L
Mapcode Global: FRA 36BQ.QJ0
Entry Name: Obelisk and Railings North East of the Church of the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254260
English Heritage Legacy ID: 437704
Location: Cruwys Morchard, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cruwys Morchard
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cruwys Morchard Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 81 SE CRUWYS MORCHARD CRUWYS MORCHARD
2/79 Obelisk and railings north east of
- the Church of Holy Cross
Commemorative obelisk and surrounding railings. Early C19. Portland stone ashlar,
iron railings. Stone obelisk on a tall pedestal with recessed inscription panels on
the pedestal. The panel on the south side commemorates Henry Cruwys, Rector"...(and
last Male Issue of the ancient family of the Cruwys's who possessed valuable Estates
in the said Parish for several Hundred Years successively) Lieth buried in a small
House which he borrowed of his Brethren the Worms in Hopes of the Resurrection and
Life Eternal". Henry Cruwys died in 1804. The inscription on the west side
commemorates a child, died 1800. The obelisk is surrounded by iron railings with
flame finials with columnar corner rails with urn finials.
The obelisk is enclosed by especially planted yews in the corner of the churchyard
closest to Cruwys House (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SS8743612188
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