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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Mid Devon
Town
Cheriton Bishop
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25273
Current location

MAIN ST
Cheriton Bishop
Mid Devon
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 773 936
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY THE TOP OF THE CROSS. TRIANGULAR-HEADED DEDICATORY TABLET PLACED ON THE WALL BEHIND THE CROSS. WHOLE STANDS ON A CONCRETED AREA
Inscription
THIS ANCIENT CROSS/ HAS BEEN RESTORED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEN OF CHERITON/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945 (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beer, Alfred
Bolt, William
Carthew, S G
Drew, Thomas
Edwards, William G
Lake, Fred
Pitts, Daniel
Saffin, George
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Cheriton Cross
  • Grade Not Applicable to this List Entry
  • 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

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