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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Eden
Town
Penrith
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3066
Current location

Churchyard near the west door
St Andrew's Church
St Andrew's Place
Penrith
Eden
Cumbria
CA11 7AN
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 51649 30156
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three stepped base surmounted by plinth tapered shaft and Celtic cross. Inscription carved on the front face of the plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face-IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ PENRITH/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR/ 1914-1918 12 o'clock face- AS DYING/ AND BEHOLD/ WE LIVE
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
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 230mm, height 3180mm, width 460mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 680mm, height 450mm, width 900mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 530mm, height 70mm, width 760mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 390mm, height 70mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • War Memorial outside St Andrew's Church,
  • 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
Responsibility
Eden District Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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