Crazywell Cross, Dartmoor, Devon UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 30.973 W 003° 59.938
30U E 429177 N 5596505
Quick Description: Crazywell Cross is one of a number of granite crosses marking the path of the Abbots Way.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/16/2008 1:12:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM5C7T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 11

Long Description:
This was one of a series of granite crosses that marked the "Abbots Way", a path from Buckfast to Tavistock monasteries.
Crazywell Pool is also worth a visit it is situated about 100 yards west of the cross but can’t be seen from the cross. Beware the pool is said to be bottomless and very cold. The army uses it for training and sadly a few years ago a young soldier died while training here.
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
An ancient granite cross on a Dartmoor Hill.


Describe the location:
Situated in a moorland setting near Crazywell Pool overlooking the Newleycombe Valley.


Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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