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Sanduck Cross


Here is a case of a typical Dartmoor confusion – I’ve seen Sanduck Cross – which one? The old ancient cross or the road ‘T’ junction called Sanduck Cross? In this particular case the old ancient wayside cross which sits in the hedgerow near Sanduck Farm. To begin with how …

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Week Down Cross

High on the hill sits a lonely cross… and Week Down cross has sat there for centuries, probably since medieval times. Although today it is not in its original location the cross has faithfully served as a wayside cross and marked an early track. Starkey (1989, p.78) suggests that the …

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Leigh Bridge Cross

Just to the west of Chagford the North Teign river flows past the famous Gidleigh Park and then takes a sudden dive southwards. After it has recovered from this drastic manoeuvre it then flows under an ancient bridge known as ‘Leigh Bridge’ and today the bridge carries The Two Moors …

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