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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
South Somerset
Town
Charlton Adam
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24830

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Current location

St Peter and St Paul Church
Charlton Adam
South Somerset
Somerset
TA11 7BE
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 53510 28670
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Church clock with associated paper dedication and two wall mounted wooden boards.
Inscription
Framed dedication: Great War/ 1914 - 1918/ Memorial/ The Clock in the Tower of/ this church was erected in 1920/ by the Parishioners of Charlton/ Adam in memory of the eight/ members of the Parish, who gave/ their lives for King and Country./ The clock strikes on the/ Pre-Reformation Bell, 'Sancta/ Margareta"", which was cast in/ about 1400. WW1 board: 1914 - 191/ THE CLOCK IN THE CHURCH TOWER WAS/ ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING WHO FEE IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ (Names) WW2 board: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE/ WHO DIED IN WORLD WAR II/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: By surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Around £1400

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

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