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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Longtown
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1995
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4288
Current location

At the Arthuret junction outside the hall
Longtown Memorial Hall
Arthuret Road
Longtown
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA6 5TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 38016 68446
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Simple Latin cross on three-stepped plinth.
Inscription
On the Cross 6 o'clock face-IN MEMORY OF Top Step of 6 o'clock, 3 o'clock & 9 o'clock faces-(WW1 Names) 2nd Step of 6 o'clock face-(WW2 names) Bottom Step of 6 o'clock face-THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR COUNTRY 12 o'clock face 2nd step-ALSO SERVED/[name] 12 o'clock face on the cross-LEST/WE/FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, F
Alston, A
Atkinson, W
Batey, Jh
Beattie, R
Bell, J
Bell, Sr
Blackburn, E
Bowman, M
Brown, Td
See details for all 78 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 1530mm, width 730mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1730mm, height 310mm, width 1730mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 1280mm, height 250mm, width 1280mm
    Materials: Marble
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 810mm, height 260mm, width 810mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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