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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Canterbury
Town
Harbledown
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16391
Current location

St Michael and All Angels Church
Old London Road
Harbledown
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8NW
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 13204 58111
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A rough-hewn Celtic cross surmounting a plinth and two-stepped base. The front of the plinth has been smoothed for the dedication. The whole is set on a grass mound reached by twelve stone steps and surrounded by an iron gate.
Inscription
Gate: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. PRO DEO ET PATRIA Cross: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN UNFADING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF HARBLEDOWN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (Names)/ THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY/ THEIR FELLOW PARISHIONERS// 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
  • Harbledown and Rough War Memorial, including steps and gate
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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