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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Rood or rood loft
District
North Wiltshire
Town
Ditteridge
County
Wiltshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24056
Current location

ST CHRISTOPHERS CHURCH
Ditteridge
North Wiltshire
Wiltshire
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 818 696
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ROOD AND BEAM. BEAM RESTS ON THE MOULDED STONE CORBELS OF THE CHACEL ARCH. HAS A SLIGHTLY ARCHED UPPER EDGE ON THE NAVE SIDE WITH MOULDED DENTIL EDGING. LOWER EDGE HAS CONCAVE BEVELLING, FILLED ON THE NAVE SIDE WITH FOUR-PETALLED FLOWERS. STANDING ON PLAIN PLINTHS ARE A LATIN CROSS WITH CORPUS CHRISTI AND INRI INCISED ON A SCROLL; VIRGIN MARY WITH HANDS CLASPED (LEFT) AND ST JOHN WITH HANDS CLASPED (RIGHT)
Inscription
SURSUM/ CORDA/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN DEVOTED MEMORY OF ANSON NORTHEY KILLED IN ACTION/ 26 AUGUST 1914
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Northey, Ansum
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 120MM, height 1170MM, width 1660MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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