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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Epping Forest
Town
Epping
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWARD WARREN FRIBA, Lawrence A Turner FSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th May 1921
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J T WIGAN CB CMG DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 8th May 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2244
Current location

PALMERS HILL AND LINDSEY ST EPPING TOWN GREEN
Palmers Hill
Epping
Epping Forest
Essex
CM16
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 450 020
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CROSS SET ON OCTAGONAL STONE COLUMN. COLUMN SURMOUNTS OCTAGONAL PLINTH. PLINTH SURMOUNTS FIVE-STEPPED STONE BASE. RELIEF OF WREATH SURROUNDING CROSSED SWORDS
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE BRAVE MEN OF EPPING/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR OUR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ OF 1914-1919/ & 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, V E
Allen, H
Austin, G
Awbrey, C L
Barker, H W
Barnes, J
Binder, F W
Chater, W
Chew, P J
Church, G W R
See details for all 96 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 96
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 96
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3860MM, height 7240MM, width 3860MM
    Materials: Stone - Derbyshire Gritstone
Listing information
  • 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
REFURBISHED IN 1981. LETTERING RE-WORKED IN 1992. Grade II listed 23 Feb. 2010 (5070330).
Costs

Site: C £600

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

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