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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Norfolk
Town
Little Walsingham
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
James Dagliss, Little Walsingham (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20123
Current location

JUNCTION OF KNIGHTS GATE GUILD ST AND WELLS RD STANDS ON A TRIANGULAR GREEN
Wells Rd
Little Walsingham
North Norfolk
Norfolk
NR22 6DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 93510 37049
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone wheel cross with tapering shaft on plinth with three-stepped hexagonal base. There are inscriptions on faces of the plinth. The cross stands in a gravelled area enclosed by iron railings with gate.
Inscription
Front panel: TO THE HONOUR OF / GOD OUR PRESERVER / AND IN GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN OF / LITTLE WALSINGHAM / AND EGMERE / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 Panels to immediate left & right: (Names...) Rear Panel: THIS INSCRIPTION / COMMEMORATES / (Names...) / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN / THE 1939 - 45 WAR / THE MEMORIAL / RECREATION GROUND / IN WELL ROAD / WALSINGHAM / IS IN THEIR HONOUR / AND IN GRATITUDE / TO ALL WHO / CONTRIBUTED TO / VICTORY
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Baker, Herbert
Beckham, John
Cletheroe, Charles
Codman, Robert
Curson, Percy
Flegg, Alfred
Frary, Eldred
Hall, William
Hambling, Alfred
Harris, Henry
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    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: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height C 5000MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Little Walsingham 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
Costs

Site: £220

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

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