© WMR-29136

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wansdyke
Town
Pensford
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29136
Current location
  • MAIN RD A37
    A37
    Pensford
    Wansdyke
    Avon
    England

    OS Grid Ref: ST 617 637
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WHEEL CROSS OF STONE SET ON TAPERING ROUGH-HEWN STONE SHAFT. SHAFT SURMOUNTS SQUARE-SET STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. TWO-STEPPED STONE BASE. WHOLE SURROUNDED BY LOW WALL. CELTIC-STYLE CARVING ON HEAD OF CROSS.
Inscription
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY. "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 1039-1945. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
  • Pensford 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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