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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Macclesfield
Town
Mere
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
James Henry Sellers (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: Unknown
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1st January 1921
    Attended by: COLONEL SIR GEORGE DIXON BART
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
1994
Current location

At junction of Chester Road and A50
Chester Road
Mere
Macclesfield
Cheshire
WA16 0PU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 72748 81582
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black, tapered stone column, surmounted by cross, set on square , inscribed base, and three steps.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WENT FROM THE MERE ESTATE / AND SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / ESPECIALLY THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / THIS COLUMN IS ERECTED BY THE TENANTS / [Names] / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / 1939-1945/ [Names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, John
Baskerville, George
Bradley, James
Bradley, Stephen
Burgess, Sydney
Dalton, Harold Grant
Drinkwater, Peter
Fagan, James
Finn, James
Ford, Benjamin
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Column
    Measurements: height 3600MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
c1970s: removal of sphere and statue. 2006: Cross replaces marble column.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Erected by tennants.

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