Huntingdon Cross
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sir Lose-a-lot
N 50° 28.807 W 003° 53.012
30U E 437313 N 5592387
Quick Description: An ancient cross alongside the River Avon near Huntingdon Warren.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/10/2008 1:52:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM3BQ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 7

Long Description:
This cross was originally used as one of the waymarkers for the Abbots Way. This was route across Dartmoor from Buckfastleigh Abbey to Tavistock Abbey. During the 16th century, however, it was used as one of the four boundary markers for the manor of Brent. Within this manor were the parishes of Dean Prior, Harford and Princetown.
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
A short granite cross set near a wall.

Describe the location:
A long the Abbots Way on Dartmoor

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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