At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to memorials@iwm.org.uk for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Hams
Town
Ashprington
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
HERBERT REID
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09th October 1921
    Attended by: CAPT SIR LIONEL WELLS CB CMG CBE RN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25507
Current location

JUNCTION OF SHARPHAM DRIVE AND ASHPRINGTON HILL IN VILLAGE SQUARE
Sharpham Drive
Ashprington
South Hams
Devon
TQ9 7UP
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 818 571
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
OCTAGONAL BRICK BASE SURMOUNTED BY OCTAGONAL STONE BASE, SQUARE PLINTH AND CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: 1914-1919/ 1939-1945 OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, Harry
Ball, Thomas
Blakemore, William
Bow, Henry
Bowden, Frederick
Burgoyne, William Burgoyne
Chope, Norman
H, Ernest
Hall, Frederick
Hutchings, Thomas
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 380MM, height 2280M, width 380MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL AND CROSS BASE IMMEDIATELY WEST OF THE DURANT ARMS PUBLIC HOUSE
  • 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
C 2000: PLINTH REPAIRED AFTER DAMAGE BY A LORRY
Costs

Memorial: C £200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ASHPRINGTON PARISH COUNCIL

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-25507

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.