Pixies Cross
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 32.608 W 004° 06.998
30U E 420880 N 5599653
Quick Description: An ancient granite cross on Dartmoor.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/4/2007 2:41:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM24TR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 30

Long Description:
This cross marks the ancient route of the Abbots Way.
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
This is a massive cross for Dartmoor standing over 7 feet high, the shaft if about a foot wide, the arms are uneven in shape, the cross has an unfinished look about it. There is a small incised cross between the arms on one side.


Describe the location:
This cross is situated in the centre of Tavistock Golf Course on Whichurch Down.


Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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