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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Cheltenham
Town
Prestbury
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
John Coates Carter FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: C1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32313
Current location

Junction with The Bank
High Street
Prestbury
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 3AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 9714523911
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Lantern cross with column on hexagonal plinth on a four-step base. Two shields on shaft, and four figures on cross, one being crucified Christ. Tudor roses in relef on shaft. Wheel cross device incised beneath inscription on northern face.
Inscription
(South Face) PRAY FOR THE SOULS/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ JESU MERCY (North Face) GOD FORBID THAT I/ SHOULD GLORY/ SAVE IN THE CROSS/ OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST (The other four faces have names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1500mm, height 5000mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Stone - Cotswold
Listing information
Condition
History
Lantern and shaft demolished by vandalism 7 October 2011. 1999 lettering reported as 'very worn', but in 2000 'very easy to read'.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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