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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rugby
Town
Newbold on Avon
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR S OLDHAM (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 06th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19360
Current location

St. Botolph's Churchyard
Main Street
Newbold on Avon
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 1HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 48673 77153
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a large octagonal sectioned plinth with Latin cross. Four bronze WW1 plaques attached to side faces of plinth, each within a niche. Quatrefoil design at base of plinth. Four bronze WW2 plaques attached to step faces. Inscription plaque engraved and infilled with white paint. Names painted white.
Inscription
Plinth, 6 o'clock face : TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND / THE HONOURED MEMORY / OF THOSE / FROM THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / ALSO / THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE / SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 45. / THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED / BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / A.D. 1921 Plinth, 3, 9 & 12 o'clock faces : (52 NAMES) Top step, 3, 6, 9 and 12 o'clock faces : (30 NAMES) Circumnavigating base of plinth : THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldwinkle, W
Allen, A
Bromwich, F
Cartlidge, C.
Cheshire, E. J.
Clewlow, W H
Commons, A. B.
Cox, F W
Dale, H
Dodson, W E
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2100 mm, height 4900 mm, width 2100 mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 4 mm, height 845 mm, width 395 mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 4 mm, height 126 mm, width 622 mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St. Botolph's Church & Parish Council.

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