Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Hams
Town
Ivybridge
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25594

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Current location

Junction of Exeter Rd and Fore St
Exeter Rd
Ivybridge
South Hams
Devon
PL21 0FN
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 63599 56234
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plinth set within the centre of a curved wall. Pillars placed at either end of the wall. Plinth is surmounted by a tall, tapering column and cross. Inscription on the front face of the plinth, wall and pillars.
Inscription
Plinth of Cross: IN HONOUR/ OF THE MEN/ OF IVYBRIDGE/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 Wall: (WW1 NAMES) Pillars: 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anstiss, R J
Barter, W A
Bayly, J
Beable, F
Beable, W E
Blight, R J
Churchwood, S
Clarke, F H
Cole, A E
Couch, A N
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Ivybridge 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

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