Dodman Point Cross, Cornwall.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gribbin
N 50° 13.197 W 004° 48.188
30U E 371369 N 5564641
A highly visible cross on the Cornish coast.
Waymark Code: WM3WGK
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 05/26/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 25

This large stone cross was erected in a very visible cliff-top location in 1896, it was intended to serve as navigation marker for local shipping.
Parking is available in the National Trust car park at Penare, N50`13.795 W004`48.365 (£2 charge).
Type of cross: Latin cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
A plain Latin cross, about 15ft. high & made from several sections of granite.

Describe the location:
On a prominent coastal headland, at the top of high cliffs.

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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