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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Pendle
Town
Nelson
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10577

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Current location

The former St Mary's Church
Manchester Road
Nelson
Pendle
Lancashire
BB9 7HB
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 85607 37595
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain latin cross on square plinth and three stepped octagonal base.
Inscription
(FRONT) TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE FREEDOM/ OF THE WORLD/ THE TRUMPET SHALL SOUND/ AND THE DEAD SHALL BE/ RAISED INCORRUPTIBLE/ 1.COR.XV.52/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ ECC.XLIV.14 (SIDE) 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: the Heritage Trust for the North West is currently seeking funding to preserve the building of St Marys Church and has incorporated the memorial into development plans for the site. ; 1997 Church Boarded up
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Heritage Trust for the North West
Reference

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