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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Taunton Deane
Town
Bishops Lydeard
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24894
Current location

ROADSIDE
Village St
Bishops Lydeard
Taunton Deane
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 168 298
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TALL OCTAGONAL LATIN CROSS, APPARENTLY MODELLED ON A "BLOMFIELD CROSS", ON OCTAGONAL PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF THOSE/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, W
Boles, H
Browning, H
Doble, L
Esdale, A
Ferguson, R
Ford, H
Gibbs, H
Greedy, T
Gulliford, A
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 3100MM
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Bishop's Lydeard 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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