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Repair of the lantern cross in Callington churchyard

Ann Preston-Jones

Repair of the lantern cross in Callington churchyard

scheduled monument Cornwall 26252

by Ann Preston-Jones

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Published by Cornwall Archaeological Unit in Truro (Planning Department, Cornwall County Council, Old County Hall, Station Road, Truro, TR1 3AY) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title: Callington Churchyard cross.

Other titlesCallington Churchyard cross.
StatementAnn Preston-Jones, Andrew Langdon.
ContributionsLangdon, Andrew., Cornwall County Council., Cornwall Archaeological Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1],[18]p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17337444M

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Poor Billy Bradley’s back in his grave outside the churchyard at Layton, but at least he’s got his thumbs now. None of it’s pleasant, but it’s something that just goes with the job. You have to like it or lump it, as my dad says. There’s something else I should tell you. The Spook agrees with what Mam said. Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard About 15 Metres North West of Tower of Church of St Melor is a Grade II listed building in Linkinhorne, Callington, Cornwall, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.


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Repair of the lantern cross in Callington churchyard by Ann Preston-Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Callington churchyard cross survives as a composite of two former medieval crosses: the head of one cross is set on the shaft and base of another. The granite lantern head (so called because the shape of the rectangular head is of a similar shape to a lantern), is set on an octagonal shaft and base.

The overall height of the monument is m. The Callington churchyard cross has survived well and is a good example of a lantern cross, a rare form of churchyard cross in Cornwall. The elaborate cross-head is probably part of the original churchyard cross.

The cross head is still functioning as a churchyard cross. Callington's Parish Church is dedicated to St Mary. The present church dates from the 15th century. A Cornish lantern cross can be seen in the churchyard. Inside the church are tombs belonging to the Willoughby and Ayssheton families.

Callington's old jail can be seen on Fore Street near the overhead 'Tillie Street' sign. Callington Kelliwik. Historical market town famous for its pastys.

Callington Town Council. Map. Callington is a small ancient market town situated in the beautiful area of south east Cornwall, at the head of the Tamar lies six miles from the River Tamar, which forms the boundary between the counties of Devon and Cornwall, this area is now classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural.

Books: Callington Photos: Callington Videos: Callington History: Callington. Street in Callington. St Mary's Church, Callington. Lantern head cross in Callington churchyard. Interior of Callington Parish Church. Cornwall Accommodation. Area. Once a thriving mining town, Callington’s fortunes now rest with agriculture and tourism.

Pay a visit to St Mary’s Church and the Celtic Lantern Cross in the churchyard. Stroll the streets to view the Callington Mural Project to appreciate the many painted walls that have been livened up.

This report describes the small-scale conservation work to two medieval crosses in the churchyard at Lanteglos by Fowey, in September Lichen was cleaned from the lantern cross to Repair of the lantern cross in Callington churchyard book the carving to be recorded and the head of the latin cross, which had been poorly restored in the early 20th century, was re-aligned and re-fixed with a.

Callington has been postulated as one of the possible locations of the ancient site of Celliwig, associated with King Arthur. Nearby ancient monuments include Castlewitch Henge with a diameter of 96m and Cadsonbury Iron Age hillfort, as well as Dupath Well built in on the site of an ancient sacred spring.

Callington was recorded in the Domesday Book (); the manor had four hides of. Certainly the cross has been repaired at various dates.

The shaft is probably not original, but itself shows signs of patching. In the early part of this century it was blown down in a storm. Parish records include a book recording donations from the local parishioners for its repair.

In the churchyard there is a Gothic lantern cross. It was first mentioned by the historian William Borlase in Each of the four faces of the cross head features a carved figure beneath an ogee arch. The heads of these figures have been chiselled off, no doubt in the Commonwealth period. Callington (Cornish: Kelliwik) is a civil parish and town in south-east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom about 7 miles (11 km) north of Saltash and 9 miles (14 km) south of Launceston.

Callington parish had a population of 4, inaccording to the had increased to 5, in the census. Geography. The medieval lantern cross-head in St Mary Magdalene's churchyard has survived reasonably well and is a good example of a lantern cross, a rare type of churchyard cross in Cornwall.

It is a rare example of a cross carved from Cataclewse greenstone, the majority of crosses in Cornwall being of granite. The Satur Churchyard Although it has now disappeared (apart from one small corner, as we shall see) there was a third churchyard in the grounds of the Abbey church.

The site of the ruined Conventual church at the east end of the Parish church was used for burials until it was almost completely covered by the new Abbey church in - ★ KROWSOW HA FENTYNOW KERNEWEK | Research into stone crosses and holy wells in Cornwall | Kernow ★ There are recorded holy wells in Cornwall, according to the Heritage Gateway, and roughly half of these are still in a reasonable state of repair.

There are listed by Cheryl Straffon in her book "Fentynyow Kernow" pins. The first attraction of Luxulyan is its churchyard, for the lych gate with its Cornish Cross and its lantern cross. The second attraction is the Holy Well below the church, restored but sadly not in water.

The church itself is almost certainly on an ancient site, a small. Repair of the Lantern Cross in Callington Churchyard.

Publisher Land Reclamation Fund Scheme, Holmbush Mine: Archaeological Assessment. Publisher St Guron's Well, Bodmin Parish Churchyard, Cornwall: Archaeological Survey () Publisher. Callington is a small town with a population of a few thousand and lies in south-east of Cornwall.

Worth a visit is St. Mary's Church in the centre of the town, where a Celtic lantern cross can be seen in churchyard and the ancient tombs of the Ayssheton and Willoughby families.

In the year of our LordThomas Drake Saint-Clair, Earl of Braden, a Guard of the Green Cross, is tasked by his archbishop to rescue a missing boy and return him to his warlock father.

The order lands Braden in the middle of an unholy war between witches and warlocks and shoves him headlong past a sacred line he'd sworn never to cross. St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in London, United Kingdom, which, as the cathedral of the Bishop of London, serves as the mother church of the Diocese of sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade I listed dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in London, United Kingdom, which, as the cathedra of the Bishop of London, serves as the mother church of the Diocese of sits on Ludgate Hill at the highest point of the City of London and is a Grade I listed dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD.

II Churchyard Boundary Wall Running Between Chequettes Hall and North Side of Churchyard. Gatepiers and Callington, Cornwall, PL17 I Church of St Mary Callington, Cornwall, PL17 II Langmans Bakery Callington, Cornwall, PL17 II Tombchest 3 1/2 Metres South of South Porch of Parish Church Callington, Cornwall, PL  Callington (), a small market town, formerly a parliamentary borough returning two members.

Callington is in the ecclesiastical parish of North Hill, and the church is merely a chapel of ease. It is in the Perpendicular style, and has the unusual [] feature in Devon and Cornwall of having a clerestory.

The L. & S.W.R. has constructed a.The lantern has a small sculpted figure on each of the four sides; one figure is a woman carrying a book, and the others represent the Madonna and child, St George and Christ on the cross.

The cross stands on a slim pillar, on a square plinth and a hexagonal three-stepped limestone base.