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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wealden
Town
Selmeston
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17180
Current location

Roadside
Junction of The Street with Lewis Road (A27)
Selmeston
Wealden
East Sussex
BN26 6UE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 50693 06677
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross of rough hewn granite. Tall shaft surmounts stone plinth which bears names and inscription. Inscription face at front of plinth is polished smooth.
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ SELMESTON & ALCISTON/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names) / 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boys, P G
Chilvers, A H
Clarke, C
Clarke, C
Coleman, S F
Fears, C
Foord, W D
Gowers, G P
Gumbrill, D F
Hayward, J W
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • 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
History
2008: Restoration project on memorial complete. £11,000 raised through village events and corporate donation. 2007: Grade II listed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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