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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Allerdale
Town
Causeway Head, near Silloth
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Captain C H Walker MC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 November 1920
    Attended by: Canon Walker
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3979
Current location

In the Churchyard
St Paul's Church
Causeway Head
near Silloth
Allerdale
Cumbria
CA7 4PQ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 13115 53322
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Celtic wheel cross in grey portland stone, on a tapered base, with dedicatory Bronze Plaque.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bell, Robert J
Gilbertson, Wm
Goodfellow, Geo
Graham, George
Holliday, Tho
Irving, Walter
Reed, J Percy
Varty, Robert
Wise, Richard
Wise, Wm
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 175mm, height c2000mm, width 415mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 500mm, width 325mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 580-500mm, height 600mm, width 870-760mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Causewayhead 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
  • Carlisle Journal 9/11/1920 page 2b

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