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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Eden
Town
High Hesket
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 July 1920
    Attended by: Revd J Leonard, Vicar of Raughton Head
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 July 1920
    Attended by: Revd J Leonard, Vicar of Raughton Head
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2984

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Current location

St Mary's Church
High Hesket
Eden
Cumbria
CA4 0JL
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 47606 44450
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cross surmounting a stone base and pedestal with a carved laurel wreath at the intersection of the cross and pedestal, and a carved sword at the very bottom of the pedestal
Inscription
"THEY REST/ FROM THEIR/ LABOURS"/ IN/ PROUD AND AFFECTIONATE MEMORY/ OF THE UNDERMENTIONED MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ 9 O’CLOCK FACE-SACRED/TO THE MEMORY OF/THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/IN THE 2ND GREAT WAR/1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cannon, Robert Mcqueen
Cockburn, Joseph
Dalgleish, Thomas
Hartley, William Musgrave
James, Peter Charles
Robinson, Thomas Bertram
Rowlandson, Geo Hodgson
Rutherford, James Henry
Sinton, Thomas
Storey, John George
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank,date of death,regiment,age
    Order of information: date of death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank,date of death,regiment,age
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 180mm, height 1550mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 825mm, height 260mm, width 825mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 660mm, height 280mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 480mm, height 1200mm, width 480mm
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listing information
  • High Hesket 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
Costs

Site: £147

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 30/7/1920 page 8c

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