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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oxford
Town
Marston
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32071
Current location

To the left of the entrance gate,
St. Nicholas' Churchyard
Elsfield Road
Marston
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX3 0PR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52716 08847
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square-footed octagonal sectioned plinth incorporating an overhanging and concave-moulded upper section face. Rising from the plinth is a square-footed octagonal sectioned tapering shaft and integral terminal armed cross. Quatrefoil motif design on south face, at centre of cross. The main inscription, in relief, is spread over the south-west, south and south-east plinth faces. The upper step riser face, bears an incised inscription.
Inscription
Plinth, south-west face : 1914 Plinth, south face : LEST / WE / FORGET Plinth, south-east face : 1918 Upper step, south face : Their names are recorded within the Church
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: height c 2700 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Old Marston 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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