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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Houghton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4304

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Current location

Beside Main Gate entrance to west door of church
in churchyard
St John the Evangelist Church
Church Lane
Houghton
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 0NW
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 40823 59794
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Granite Cross surmounting a plinth and a two stage base, with a sheathed sword and belt on the front face of the cross.
Inscription
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names )/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alford, C
Bainbridge, C
Birkett, J
Birkett, R
Birrell, F
Brown, T
Curran, J
Graham, W
Haughan, P
Hay, J B
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 180mm, height 1230mm, width 240mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Houghton 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
Corporate

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