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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carlisle
Town
Nicholforest/Penton/Catlowdy
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1923
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4309
Current location

St Nicholas' Church
near Kingfield House
Nicholforest/Penton/Catlowdy
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA6 5QE
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 45486 77943
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ROUGH HEWN CELTIC CROSS with SHEATHED SWORD AND WREATH ON FRONT FACE, LEFT HAND SIDE. The WW2 memorial is a ground stone in an enclosure at the base of the cross
Inscription
IN/HONOUR OF OUR/HEROIC DEAD/WHO FELL/IN/THE GREAT WAR/[names]/1914-1918/”LEST/WE FORGET” 1939-1945/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dixon, J
Dixon, R
Dixon, T
Dobson, W
Forster, J
James, D
Jeffrey, W A
Joyce, F P
Kennedy, A
Milligan, W
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank,
    Order of information: rank then surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 150mm, height 1250mm, width 550mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 630mm, height 250mm, width 930mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 410mm, height 1000mm, width 710mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 240mm, height 160mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
PCC & Churchwardens of the Parish

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