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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Bascote Heath, Southam
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19180
Current location

Roadside
Ufton Wood,
Bascote Heath Lane
south of Featherbed Lane
Bascote Heath
Southam
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV47 2DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 39198 62521
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, tapering rectangular shaft with wheel cross. Incised inscription and names on front face of shaft and a further incised inscription on top step face.
Inscription
[ 6 o'clock, front face of shaft ] : IN / HONOURED / MEMORY OF THE / MEN FROM / BASCOTE HEATH / AND / STONEYTHORPE / WHO DIED IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / (7 NAMES) [ 6 o'clock plinth face ] : OUR DEAD LIE SCATTERED FAR AND WIDE / ON PLAIN & MOUNT AND SEA / BUT SINCE FOR THEE THEY FOUGHT AND DIED / THEY SURELY REST WITH THEE
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Bleloch, W A
Bloxham, E
Hillier, D O
Hillier, D R
Izzard, A O T
Markham, T A
Morton, W W
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1000 mm, height 2000 mm, width 1000 mm
    Materials: Stone - Local
Listing information
  • Bascote Heath and Stoneythorpe 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
Inscription obscured.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Southam RBL Planning restoration, March 1999

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