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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Billington
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Varleys of Whalley
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3338
Current location

At junction of Elker Lane and Whalley New Road
Whalley New Road
Billington
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
BB7 9JA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71920 35443
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Patte Cross with celtic decoration within walled area bearing bronze plaque with names
Inscription
1914 1918 / IN GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE OF THE / MEN OF THS TOWNSHIP / WHO FELL IN /THE GREAT WAR / (Names) 1939-45 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, E
Banks, J
Barnes, Ea
Barnes, Gn
Barnes, R
Bashall, J J
Bolton, Wa
Bothman, H
Bowes, Rw
Brooks, W H
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 48
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 2740mm, width c.600mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
Destroyed by vehicles on several occasions, the last apparently being in 1976, when it was repaired at a cost of £3,000
Costs

Site: £700

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Parish Council

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