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Lantern Cross Approximately 7 Metres North West of Church of St Mawgan

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4547 / 50°27'16"N

Longitude: -4.9991 / 4°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 187208

OS Northings: 65949

OS Grid: SW872659

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.5J2J

Mapcode Global: FRA 07FV.D9C

Entry Name: Lantern Cross Approximately 7 Metres North West of Church of St Mawgan

Listing Date: 12 December 1991

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351311

Location: Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawgan-in-Pydar

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mawgan-in-Pydar

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

MAWGAN-IN-PYDAR ST MAWGAN
SW 86 NE
Lantern Cross approx. 7
1/10000 metres north west of
Church of St Mawgan
II* (Star)
GV

Lantern Cross. C15. Granite. Canopied cross head set on a
chamfered shaft and a slab. Four sides of head filled with
figures. These depict Annunciation scene to north, Bishop to
west, Trinity to South. Crocketted ogee arches to truncated
gable heads, with filled dowel holes indicating the sites of lost
pinnacles. A very fine surviving example of a Cornish lantern
cross, said by Langdon to be "the best in Cornwall".
A G Langdon, Old Cornish Crosses, Truro 1896, P426.


Listing NGR: SW8720965950

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