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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Somerset
Town
South Petherton
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25064

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Current location

St Peters and St Pauls Church
West Street
South Petherton
South Somerset
Somerset
TA13 5DQ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 432 171
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Four stepped base surmounted by octagonal plinth, square shaft, gabled and fluted with French cross. Steps lead up to it and a small wall is either side. WW1 names are on plaques on the cross and WW2 names are on plaques on the wall.
Inscription
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Ham
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • NORTH BOUNDARY WALL TO CHURCHYARD, WITH GATES TO NORTH AND NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, AND THE 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
2005. Application made to English Heritage for a restoration grant. 1988: Memorial listed. No:264268
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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