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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Lakeland
Town
Chapel Stile, Langdale
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Jonathan Stables of Ambleside (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Sep 1920
    Attended by: Mr FET Jones-Balme of High Close, Ambleside
  • Dedicated
    Date: Sep 1920
    Attended by: The Vicar
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4225
Current location

On path from entrance gate to church door
Holy Trinity Church
Chapel Stile
Langdale
South Lakeland
Cumbria
LA22 9JH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 32086 05498
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Latin Cross (with celtic suggestions) on a 2 stage base, surmounting a wall bearing the WW1 inscription and names, with a pillar on either side. There is a separate WW2 tablet at the base of the wall. The whole memorial is made from Langdale slate.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ This memorial bearing the names of Langdale men who fell in action/ died of wounds or other causes was erected by the Parisioners as a/ lasting record of their bravery, patriotism and devotion to the Empire/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allonby, Stanley
Bowness, Thomas D
Brockbank, Frank
Earl, Percy
Hodgson, Joseph
Holme, Robert W
Holmes, George
Hughes, Evan J
Hutchinson, Sydney
Irwin, Alfred
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 145mm, height 960mm, width 430mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 560mm, height 150mm, width 610mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 355mm, height 130mm, width 405mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 170mm, height 790mm, width 1250mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 410mm, height 790mm, width 330mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 40mm, height 230mm, width 1240mm
    Materials: Slate - Westmoreland
Listing information
  • Langdale 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
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Langdalian (Parish Magazine)-July 2017

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