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Dartmoor crosses & some ancient tracks
F. H. (Harry) Starkey
Bibliography, p151. - Includes index.
|Statement||F. H. (Harry) Starkey.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160p.,(1)folded leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||160|
The Ancient Crosses of Dartmoor: With a Description of Their Surroundings (Classic Reprint) [William Crossing] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Ancient Crosses of Dartmoor: With a Description of Their Surroundings My researches in this region of rocky tor and rushing river I have never tired of pursuing. F.H. Starkey in his book “Dartmoor Crosses & Some Ancient Tracks” writes: “The centre of the village is the church (St Leonard’s), a tiny granite gem .
In addition, when exploring Dartmoor's ancient trackways, we use Eric Hemery's 'Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks: A guide to 28 routes' in tandem with the Harvey British Mountain Map 'Dartmoor' map which shows these routes. Note that the early 21st century reality on the ground is a little different, in places, to Hemery's sketch map in his book. The remains of the cross shaft are m high, and despite being badly weathered, it appears to have been octagonal in section. It stands on a square socket stone, some m square. F.H. Starkey in his book “Dartmoor Crosses & Some Ancient Tracks” says:”Just to the west of Oxenham Cross lies the village of South Tawton .
The Buckfast to Tavistock Monastic Route has an extraordinary number of crosses on it so it's easy to understand why a local expert such as Eric Hemery thought that was the real Abbot's Way. In his Dartmoor guide 'Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks: A Guide To 28 Routes', Eric Hemery writes. Ancient Dartmoor. Ahh, there’s nothing like a bit of fresh air. I agree it is so surreal to stand inside some of those ancient circles and wonder who lived there. Jessica I have done that myself. We know the Merrivale stone rows and Hound Tor medieval village, so many ancient places to visit on Dartmoor. Jessica Ma at 8.
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Some crosses are likely to have had older origins than their medieval appearance, particularly at the crossroads of ancient tracks. ‘The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor and it’s Borderland’ by William Crossing is a great source. Or the later and more comprehensive ‘A Pilgrimage to Dartmoor's Crosses’ by Tim Sandles who also.
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On the 23rd of September () Channel 4 screened the first episode in a new series of ‘Britain’s Ancient Tracks with Tony Robinson. It was filmed and produced by the Irish Doubleband Films Company and featured the Abbot’s Way and the Lych Way as it’s ancient tracks on Dartmoor.
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We are a couple of enthusiastic walkers who have spent many a long hour walking on Dartmoor and in doing so have built up a modest album of photos.
Many of these are of the various crosses on and around the moor, which we now display on this site. Please take a look. Alternatively, there is a publishers note in Harrison’s book, Dartmoor Stone Crosses, p, stating that in the late ’s a man called Ellery Bennett found the cross partially buried in the peat and heather and had it cleaned and re-erected where it stands today.
As this work was carried out at his personal expense the cross became known. Dartmoor Crosses and Some Ancient Tracks by F. Starkey: Dartmoor engraved by Todd Gray: Dartmoor forest farms: a social history from enclosure to abandonment by Elisabeth Stanbrook: Dartmoor Granite and Its Uses.
Torquay Natural history Society Publication No. 2 by Sheila Perigal: The Dartmoor Guide including The River Dart by - The Stone Crosses of Dartmoor are a new obsession of mine. I didn't even know about them until I wrote a book in which I needed to name a sprawling mansion clinging to the Devon coastline.
For some reason, I called it Stonecross Hall, and lingered over a description of an ancient stone cross on the grounds from which the house took its name pins.
The four large monasteries which fringed the ancient Forest of Dartmoor were connected by routes such as The Abbot's Way, each marked with great stone crosses, tall enough to stand proud of the deepest snow drift and visible from miles away - very important to.
URLs /profile/JulieSampson (profile) /catalog/JulieSampson (library) Member since Jan 5, Currently reading Dartmoor Crosses and Some Ancient Tracks by The Poets I: Isabella Whitney, Anne Dowriche. An important feature of track-routing throughout the book is the use of recorded evidence from experienced moormen, present and past, for route details.
Detailed maps and illustrations allow readers to follow in the steps of monks, merchants, tin miners, and others who over the centuries established safe ways across the treacherous moor/5(3).
Ancient Cross in Devon F.H. Starkey, in his book "Dartmoor Crosses & Some Ancient Tracks" tells us this wayside cross is "set up on a high bank to the left of the road at the cross-roads.
This is the Oxenham Cross; it consists of the shaft and head of a small rough cross of octagonal section. Starkey F H, "Dartmoor Crosses & Some Ancient Tracks", (Published by F H Starkey, ) Starkey F H, "Dartmoor Then and Now", 83 pages (Published by F H Starkey,£) ISBN 0 4 1.
Many of the crosses we see today were erected on the ancient tracks that were in regular use in order to mark the way, particularly in the absence of other natural landmarks, such as tors and prominent rocks. Most of Dartmoor’s crosses have been carved out of single blocks of granite, Some of the crosses have had to be strengthened by.
Buy Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks: A Guide to 28 Routes New edition by Hemery, Eric (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). SDV Monograph: Crossing, W. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor.
The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor. Unknown. SDV The ancient stone crosses of Dartmoor and its borderland Paperback – 17 May Dartmoor Crosses and Some Ancient Tracks F.H.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books /5(5). Source: F.H. (Harry) Starkey () Dartmoor Crosses and Some Ancient Tracks, pagesalthough he says the precise route is uncertain. Eric Hemery (), Walking Dartmoor's Ancient Tracks, Robert Hale, London, pagesshows Windypost Cross as being beside the Jobbers Road (Tavistock Branch) that ran from Tavistock to Princetown.
Dartmoor – Lanes and Crosses () Although I was taking photographs of Dartmoor in the ’s, it was when we came back to live in Devon that I took up the challenge. In Impressions Gallery commissioned me to photograph the North York Moors. Media in category "Crosses of Dartmoor" The following files are in this category, out of total.
Addiscott Cross - - jpg × 1,; KBLocation: United Kingdom.Ancient Stone crosses in Devon Record of Devon Crosses. Crosses carved from stone are commonly used as memorials across r, in the remoter areas of England, ancient stone crosses with no clear memorial function are found not only in churchyards but also beside the road, often at of these monuments show evidence of deliberate damage in the distant past, and in .Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
The ancient stone crosses of Dartmoor and its borderland by William Crossing,J.G. Commin edition, - rev. ed.