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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Grange in Borrowdale
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 June 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel W T Willcox, 3rd Hussars of Grange in Borrowdale
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6th November 1949
    Attended by: Canon W Elliot Bramley, Rural Dean of Ambleside, formerly Vicar of Crosthwaite (Keswick)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6th November 1949
    Attended by: Mr J P Whittaker
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 June 1922
    Attended by: The Vicar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3974
Current location

In churchyard
by the south wall of the Church
Holy Trinity Church
Main Street
Grange in Borrowdale
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA12 5UQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 25257 17501
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rough hewn undressed Honister slate Maltese cross on a two stepped base and surmounted by a vine design. The WW1 names are on the shaft of the cross, the WW2 names are on a plaque on the upper base of the cross.
Inscription
IN SACRED / MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF / GRANGE WHO / GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR / THE RIGHT / AND THEIR / COUNTRY IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (names) / THEIR NAME LIVETH / FOR EVERMORE ALSO IN MEMORY OF / (names) / 1939-1945 / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boow, E J
Dover, E
Johnson, R L T
Leyland, H E
Nicholson, W
Taylor, G W
Wilson, A E
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 190 mm, height 2550 mm, width 390 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 60 mm, height 380 mm, width 680 mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1200 mm, height 380 mm, width 1400 mm
    Materials: Slate
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 820 mm, height 460 mm, width 820 mm
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
  • Grange 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
Costs

Memorial: £110

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC & Churchwardens of the Parish
Reference
  • The Church that Margaret Built (Church Guidebook)
  • West Cumberland Times 28/6/1922 page 4a-b
  • West Cumberland Times 9/11/1949 page 1

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