Mount Misery Cross
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 31.147 W 003° 55.478
30U E 434451 N 5596759
Quick Description: A stone cross high on a Dartmoor Hill.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/23/2007 4:19:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM1QA5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 39

Long Description:
Mount Misery Cross is just one of a number of granite crosses that marks one of the routes walked by the of the Monks on the
ancient track that links the Buckfast Abbey with those at Tavistock and Buckland.
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
The cross stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and 2 feet 4 inches across the arms.

Describe the location:
High on open moorland. The area is said to have got its name from the harsh weather conditions on this hill.

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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