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Churchyard Cross Immediately South of Church of St Leonard, Halwell and Moreleigh

Description: Churchyard Cross Immediately South of Church of St Leonard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101242

OS Grid Reference: SX7772753192
OS Grid Coordinates: 277727, 53192
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3659, -3.7205

Location: A3122, Halwell, Devon TQ9 7JB

Locality: Halwell and Moreleigh
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7JB

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Listing Text

HALWELL

SX75SE HALWELL
9/330 Churchyard cross
immediately S of
Church of St Leonard

GV II

Churchyard cross. Probably medieval; restored in 1934. Granite.
Monolithic tapered octagonal shaft with run-out stops at the base of
alternate sides. Set into an octagonal granite socket stone base. The
cross head is C20 and has splayed octagonal arms.
The cross was formerly situated just outside the churchyard on the roadside
to the south, and it is said to have been used as a whipping and tethering
post before it was moved into the churchyard in 1934 when the cross head
was restored.



Listing NGR: SX7772753192

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Source: English Heritage

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