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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Newark-on-Trent
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27246
Current location

In the East Churchyard
St Mary Magdalene Church
Market Place
Newark-on-Trent
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1JS
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 79995 53912
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OCTAGONAL THREE-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND CROSS OF SACRIFICE. BRONZE SWORD ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
IN GLORIOUS AND/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ NEWARK/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ INVICTIS PAX
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL 30 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE
  • 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
In 2000/1 the English Heritage Grants for the Repair and Conservation of War Memorials scheme gave a grant of £3,515 towards cleaning the bronze sword, cleaning and re-pointing stonework and relaying York stone paving.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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