Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Devon
Town
Sidmouth
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25408

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Current location

St Giles and St Nicholas Church
Sidmouth
East Devon
Devon
EX10 8LG
England

OS Grid Ref: SY 120 870
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE WHEEL CROSS OF STONE SET ON OCTAGONAL, STEPPED PLINTH. DEEPEST STEP OF PLINTH BEARS INSCRIPTION. WIDER OCTAGONAL STONE BASE. CELTIC-STYLE CARVING ON HEAD OF CROSS.
Inscription
FRONT FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF SIDMOUTH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. REAR FACE: ALSO OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Sidmouth 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

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