Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Copeland
Town
Arlecdon
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Thomas Preston (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 September 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Carlisle
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 September 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel George Dixon
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3938

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Current location

on the roadside
outside the churchyard
St Michael's Church
Arlecdon
Copeland
Cumbria
CA14 4RT
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 05208 19856
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A roman mosaic cross surmounting a column on a 3 stage base.
Inscription
1914-1918/IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF/[names]/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, George
Blackburn, Walter
Bland, Albert Wilson
Briggs, William
Briggs, William
Brown, Donald
Brown, John
Bulman, Christopher
Charlton, John Young
Classon, Robert
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, date of death
    Order of information: Surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames, date of death
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1290MM, height 4500MM, width 1670MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL IN ST MICHAEL'S CHURCHYARD TO EAST OF LYCH GATE
  • 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
History
War Memorials Trust grant-In 2002, a Small Grants Scheme award of £250 supported repairs to the damaged cross. Storm damage had affected the three upper sections of the memorial. They were removed so a new central dowel could be inserted into the structure. The sections were then replaced.
Costs

Memorial: £170

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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