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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Guildford
Town
Guildford
County
Surrey
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
23328
Current location

near to St. John's Church and the entrance to Guildford College
between Stoke Road and Lido Road
Guildford
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 1EY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 99808 50655
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A granite Celtic cross mounted on a three-stepped base of ruff hewn local Bargate stone. The names of the fallen are carved in Portland stone beneath the cross.
Inscription
IN UNDYING MEMORY OF THOSE FROM/THIS PARISH OF STOKE NEXT GUILDFORD/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY HONOUR AND FREEDOM/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, E G
Adams, G E
Angell, H G
Baigent, G H
Bailey, J
Bailey, J
Barlow, J
Bendy, W
Bonner, P
Briscoe, B
See details for all 177 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 177
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 177
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
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
Apparently the cross was dismantled and refurbished in 1989 by the Sussex Stone Ltd as part of a road improvement scheme.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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