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Latitude: 50.9807 / 50°58'50"N
Longitude: -3.5536 / 3°33'12"W
OS Eastings: 291036
OS Northings: 121290
OS Grid: SS910212
Mapcode National: GBR LF.LFL8
Mapcode Global: FRA 36FJ.CD7
Entry Name: 2 Spurway Memorials and Railings About 10 Metres North West of the Tower of the Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96794
Location: Oakford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Oakford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Oakford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 92 SW OAKFORD OAKFORD
- 2 Spurway memorials and railings
about 10 metres north west of the
tower of the Church of St Peter
2 memorial crosses and enclosing railings. Late C19/early C20. Iron railings, one
white marble cross, one pink granite cross. The northern cross is white marble,
commemorating Major General John Spurway, died 1903, ceremonial sword and medals
carved in relief on the base. The southern cross is pink granite and commemorates
John Spurway, died 1874. The 2 crosses are enclosed by a single twisted rail
supported on iron corner standards with cross finials and stone bases.
The Spurway family have been associated with Oakford parish and a manorial title in
the parish for more than 700 years (Bentley).
Bentley, E.W. Oakford (1982), p. 36.
Listing NGR: SS9103621290
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