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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Peterborough
Town
Thornhaugh
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30th May 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18854
Current location

Adjacent to Churchyard entrance from roadside,
St. Andrew's Churchyard
Russell Hill
Thornhaugh
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE8 6HL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 06977 00562
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped, platform-topped hexagonal base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth followed by a substantial hexagonal shafted base with a tapering shaft, boss and floriate armed wheel cross. Incised inscription.
Inscription
East face : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / WHO SAVED OUR COUNTRY / IN HER TIME OF PERIL / 1914 - 1918. West face : IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 /
Inscription legible?
no
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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1800 mm, height 3600 mm, width 1800 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Thornhaugh and Wansford 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
Lettering worn.
Costs

Memorial: £77.6s 0d. (£77.30)

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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