Shaden Moor Cross, Dartmoor UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 27.187 W 004° 02.433
30U E 426130 N 5589529
A granite cross on Southern Dartmoor, Devon UK
Waymark Code: WM47T6
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 07/19/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 20

Shaden Moor Cross is on the side of the road between Beatland Corner and Cadover Bridge, it marks the old track which led from Plympton Priory to Tavistock Abbey. It stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and 1 foot 10 inches across the arms. This cross may have been put in this position as it would mark the old track down to Shaugh Prior village church.
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
A rugged cross cut out of granite.

Describe the location:
Beside the road on moorland.

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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