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2 Spurway Memorials and Railings About 10 Metres North West of the Tower of the Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakford, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RXCJW+7H

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96794

Location: Oakford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Oakford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Oakford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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- 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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