Sheepstor Village Cross
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 29.460 W 004° 01.917
30U E 426799 N 5593733
Quick Description: A stone cross in a Dartmoor village.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/21/2007 4:24:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM1Q36
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 34

Long Description:
Sheepstor Cross is a small granite cross in the unspoilt village of Sheepstor. The cross is situated in the centre of the village and is overlooked by the massive namesake tor.
The cross was put into its current position in 1910, to commemorate the Coronation of King George V after it was restored. See this link for more information. (visit link)
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
The cross stands on a pedestal and is 5ft 4 ins tall and 2ft 3ins across the arms.


Describe the location:
Centre of village.


Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Year of manufacture: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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