SX6169 : Hand Hill Cross

taken 10 years ago, near to Whiteworks, Devon, Great Britain

Hand Hill Cross
Hand Hill Cross
This cross is 10.6cm tall and is known as "the smallest cross on Dartmoor".
I understand, however, that the Traveller's Ford Cross is slightly smaller. That cross is in SX5978 but a more precise position is not given, though Explorer OL28 suggests a likely spot. (I say that it 'is' in square SX5978, but it has been removed at least twice and may no longer be there. Perhaps Hand Hill Cross is currently the smallest.)
I find it strange that people should want to place ever-smaller crosses on the moor. But I find it even more strange that other people should want to damage or steal them.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 June, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6133 6931 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:30.4272N 3:57.4163W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 6133 6931
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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