Trethew Cross, Lanlivery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 23.851 W 004° 42.732
30U E 378309 N 5584231
Quick Description: Wheel-headed wayside cross. Height 73 cm, Width of head 58 cm, Width of shaft 37 cm, Thickness 22 cm SX 0735 5881
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/22/2012 1:02:20 PM
Waymark Code: WME9DY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 5

Long Description:
Situated on a church path heading South West from Lanlivery, 1/2 miles South West from Roselath Farm.
An old granite cross discovered 1900. The base stone is in situ and marks the church path from the parish of Luxulyan (St Cyors Holy Well) to Lanlivery (St Brevita Holy Well).
The cross head is large, with a small portion of shaft still attached. The cross was refitted to the base with a cement joint some 20 years ago, as previously it had lay loose on the ground.
The cross itself is cut in relief and is an equal limbed cross with expanded edges. There is a small raised circle instead of a boss in the centre of the cross limbs.
The field is recorded in the 1841 Tithe map as 'Cross Mould'
Type of cross: Celtic cross

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

Characteristics of this cross:
Short wheel headed cross heavily weathered. Base stone in place.


Describe the location:
Footpath between Churchtown farm and Higher Gready, Lanlivery CP


Is this cross commemorative ?: Don't know...

Year of manufacture: Not listed

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