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Fice's Well and Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Okehampton Hamlets, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7266 / 50°43'35"N

Longitude: -3.9964 / 3°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 259191

OS Northings: 93782

OS Grid: SX591937

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.HK8Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 27J5.0XB

Plus Code: 9C2RP2G3+JF

Entry Name: Fice's Well and Cross

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94339

Location: Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Okehampton Hamlets

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Okehampton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Well Stone cross

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Description


OKEHAMPTON HAMLETS
SX 59 SE

9/96 Fice's Well and Cross
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- II

Holy well and adjoining cross. Medieval. The well has rubble containing walls and
has been recently covered with rough granite slabs. The cross is likely originally
to have been taller but is now a short Greek cross of roughly hewn granite with an
inscribed Greek Cross on its front face.
Crossing quotes an old tradition that the cross was brought to the well from the
medieval chapel of St. Michael at the nearby Halstock which seems to have
disappeared as early as the C15 or C16.
Source: Dartmoor Crosses - F. H. Starkey


Listing NGR: SX5919193782

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