Queen Victoria's Cross, Hexworthy, Dartmoor UK
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N 50° 32.273 W 003° 53.890
30U E 436352 N 5598822
A Celtic cross which commemorates the reign of Queen Victoria.
Waymark Code: WM21RR
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 08/21/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 55

This Celtic cross overlooks the Dart Valley at Hexworthy was erected to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. The granite was provided by Merrivale Quarry on West Dartmoor.
The inscription reads
"VR 1837 - 1897 Also to the glory of God in commemoration
of the 60 years of Queen Victoria's reign."

Type of cross: Celtic cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
A tall cross on a pedestal, with an incription.

Describe the location:
On moorland overlooking the Dart Valley at Hexworthy.

Year of manufacture: 01/01/1897

Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

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