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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Eden
Town
Croglin
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
J H Martindale FRIBA, Messrs J & R Bell
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 January 1921
    Attended by: Captain R. S. Newton MC ( Lancashire Fusiliers & Signal Service RE) son of the rector
  • Dedicated
    Date: 31 January 1921
    Attended by: Revd A S Newton, Rector
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3041
Current location

St John's Church
Croglin
Eden
Cumbria
CA4 9RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 57448 47273
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough Hewn base surmounted by tapered shaft and cross. Dedicatory inscription carved into the base on a slanted tablet-shaped area. The Cross looks 9th Century Anglian. Decoration on the side of shaft.
Inscription
(WW1 TABLET): IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / (Names) / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (WW2 TABLET): (Name) /1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bright, William
Dixon, Thomas William
Duers, Francis Dixon
Ellwood, Ernest James
Graham, Sidney
Hilton, Edwin Issac
Thirlwell, Robert
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2100mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: height 1275mm, width 1350mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Croglin 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
  • Document DB6/63 at Carlisle Record Office for plans
  • Cumberland News 5 February 1921 page 14

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