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Spekes Cross Approximately 175 Metres North North East of Heywood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembworthy, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8902 / 50°53'24"N

Longitude: -3.881 / 3°52'51"W

OS Eastings: 267798

OS Northings: 111767

OS Grid: SS677117

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.S8MX

Mapcode Global: FRA 26RR.9W1

Entry Name: Spekes Cross Approximately 175 Metres North North East of Heywood House

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95538

Location: Wembworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Wembworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Wembworthy with Eggesford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WEMBWORTHY
SS 61 SE
1/67
- Spekes Cross approximately 175
metres north-north-east of
Heywood House
- II
Wayside cross. Probably C15 on C20 base. Granite cross and socket stone on
concrete plinth. Plain Latin cross standing approximately 2.4 metres high is
carved fron a single piece of granite. Its edges are slightly chamfered and the
stem is irregular. Its left hand arm is a replacement. It is set into a plain
square-section socket stone on a 2-step concrete plinth. The back of the cross
shows much rougher toolwork.
The cross is now alongside a woodland path which was once the drive to now-ruined
Eggesford House (q.v.). It was probably erected here in C19.


Listing NGR: SS6779811767

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