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Stone crosses in north Cornwall

Andrew Langdon

Stone crosses in north Cornwall

by Andrew Langdon

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Published by Federation of Old Cornwall Societies in St Austell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crosses -- England -- Cornwall.,
  • Sepulchral monuments -- England -- Cornwall.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p73-74.

    Statementby Andrew Langdon.
    ContributionsFederation of Old Cornwall Societies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20864510M
    ISBN 100902660209
    OCLC/WorldCa26653707

    Stone crosses are one of Cornwall's most numerous ancient monuments. There are over complete stone crosses in the county and fragments. Cornish crosses vary greatly in their style and purpose and the earliest stone crosses are thought to date from the late 9th century, although stones inscribed with the Chi Rho monogram are considerably.   Buy Stone Crosses in West Penwith by Andrew Langdon from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Andrew Langdon.

    Wayside markers before the Turnpikes Trusts. Finding the way in unfamiliar territory has always been an important concern for the traveller. Asking local people the way was a common remedy, but markers erected by the roadside were important, particularly where no-one lived. Arthur Langdon () records twelve stone crosses in the parish, of which one is at St Pratt's Well and four are at Lavethan. Others are Peverell's cross and crosses at Cross Park, in the village, at Tregaddick and two crosses at grid reference: SX

    The monument includes a medieval churchyard cross located in Laneast churchyard in north Cornwall. The churchyard cross survives as the upper section of a granite shaft with a round or `wheel' head set on a modern granite shaft and base. The overall height of the monument is m. The head measures m wide and the. Egloshayle (pronounced "eglos-hale" Cornish: Eglosheyl – eglos meaning church and heyl meaning estuary) is a civil parish and village in north Cornwall, England, United village is beside the River Camel, southeast of Wadebridge. The civil parish stretches southeast from the village and includes Washaway and grid reference: SX


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1 Author: 'Langdon, Andrew' ISBN number: Publisher name: Andrew Langdon Place of publication: Cornwall Edition number: 2nd, Revised Book type: Paperback First edition date: Pages: 76 Dewey decimal number: Stone Crosses in North Cornwall (Cornish Cross S.) Paperback – 1 Mar.

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Andrew Langdon is the author of Stone Crosses in Mid Cornwall ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Stone Crosses In East Cornwall ( avg rating, 1 4/5(3). Stone Crosses in East Cornwall (Including Parts of Bodmin Moor) by Andrew Langdon: Stone Crosses in Mid Cornwall (Cornish Cross) by Andrew Langdon: Stone Crosses in North Cornwall (Cornish Cross) by Andrew Langdon: Stone Crosses in West Cornwall (Including the Lizard) (Cornish Cross) by Andrew Langdon.

STONE CROSSES IN NORTH CORNWALL by Andrew Langdon. £ Add to cart. 1 in the Cornish Cross series, this second edition is the most authoritative guide book to these early Christian monuments, by the best-known researcher and writer on the subject, who is a member of 'Old Cornwall' and a bard of the Cornish Gorsedh.

3 in the Cornish Cross series, this second edition is the most authoritative guide book to these early Christian monuments, by the best-known researcher and writer on the subject, who is a member of 'Old Cornwall' and a bard of the Cornish Gorsedh.

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During the Dark Ages, in the 6th century AD, the Celtic Saints came to Cornwall and as we can still see today, left their mark on it in its place names, churches and chapels, crosses and holy wells, found across the whole of Cornwall. Cornwall, or as it was then, part of Dumnonia.

STONE CROSSES. THE STONE CROSSES OF LANTEGLOS BY CAMELFORD. There are 5 stone crosses in the church yard. THE WAYSIDE CROSSES. Wayside crosses were erected during the medieval period, mostly from the 9th to 15th century, wayside crosses were used as way markers, especially in difficult and unmarked terrain.

Stone Crosses in West Penwith (Cornish Cross) Paperback – December, by Andrew Langdon (Author)Author: Andrew Langdon. Cornish cross series Telephone:Monday to Friday am to pm Renewals Line: (Find out about call charges) Email: [email protected] Stone Crosses in Devon and Cornwall.

Stone crosses beside the road or in church yards; called either a wayside cross, village cross, churchyard cross or moorland cross. Many are medieval in date but were broken or defaced during the Reformation and Civil : K.

Buy Stone crosses in north Cornwall, Oxfam, Langdon, Andrew, from Andrew Langdon Stone Crosses in North Cornwall Tregoodwell Cross. The crosshead was discovered in Junewhile workmen were cutting a new entrance to the football field at Tregoodwell Farm.

It was places on top of a nearby Camelford boundary stone for a number of years. The cross in Mylor churchyard, thought to be the tallest in Cornwall. You could call these ancient monuments but most of them are from the Christian era and so we have collected them separately.

There appear to have been several reasons for erecting crosses: As wayside crosses, beside tracks or paths, showing the way to the nearest parish church. Thank you for this great list. I'd add "The Long Weekend" by Veronica Henry.

A modern romance, set in Cornwall at a boutique hotel by the sea, which tells the stories of the proprietors and various guests over a bank holiday weekend. Ancient stones, circles, quoits, fougos, wells and forts.

falseThe various ancient sites that dot the landscape of Cornwall date from as far back as 20 thousand years or the middle of the Stone Age. Most of the Stone Age henges and megaliths (circles and standing stones), were constructed betw and 2, years BC.

Books and journals Henderson, C, The Cornish Church Guide, () Hindle, B P, Roads Tracks and their Interpretation, () Laing, L, The Archaeology of Late Celtic Britain and Ireland, () Langdon, A G, Stone Crosses of North Cornwall, () Langdon, A G, Stone Crosses of North Cornwall, () Olson, L, Early Monasteries in Cornwall.

Books and journals Langdon, A G, Old Cornish Crosses, () Langdon, A G, Stone Crosses of North Cornwall, () Pearce, S M, The Kingdom of Dumnonia, () Other ConsultedCornwall SMR entry for PRNTitle: Ordnance Survey Map; SW 87/97; Pathfinder Series Source Date: Author: Publisher: Surveyor.

This book traces the history of the Wade-Bridge from its fifteenth century origin to the present day and charts the many alterations to the structure.Cornwall's Ancient Crosses.

2, likes 3 talking about this. The many varieties of Ancient Cornish crosses. It was one of two stone crosses, neither of which had been scheduled by E Boskenna North Cross, near St Buryan. The Medieval cross still has its crosshead and shaft and now stands in the hedge beside a Public Footpath in the.Lanivet – 2 large decorated churchyard crosses, west side 10th century, north side 11th - 12th century, also a 10th century coped grave stone and a 12th century grave slab.

Built into the south-west external end of the church is the remains of an inscribed stone with another set up inside the parish church.