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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Eden
Town
Raughton Head
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS BEATTIE & CO (Makers)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 Aug 1920
    Attended by: The Vicar of Raughton Head
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4310
Current location

Village Green opposite All Saint's Church
Hallthwaite Lane
Raughton Head
Eden
Cumbria
CA5 7DD
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 37893 45571
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic style cross of grey scottish granite
Inscription
6 o’clock face-THE/GREAT WAR/1914-1918/KILLED IN ACTION[names] 9 o’clock face-SERVED IN HM FORCES/[names] 3 o’clock face-SERVED IN HM FORCES/[names] 12 o’clock face-SERVED 1939-1945/[names]/IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/OF THOSE FROM THIS/PARISH/WHO ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY’S CALL/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, S J
Atkinson, W J
Blain, John
Blythe, T W
Bowman, T
Bowman, T
Bragg, Thomas Henry
Bragg, W
Brown, W E
Brownrigg, A
See details for all 91 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 72
    Served and returned: 59
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 19
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 230mm, height 1120mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 860-760mm, height 250mm, width 860-760mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 610-580mm, height 80mm, width 610-580mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 400mm, height 1670mm, width 400mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Raughton Head 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
Costs

Memorial: C £165

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: YES
Reference
  • Carlisle Journal 3/9/1920 page 9d
  • Memorial Committee minutes 11 and 17 June (probably 1920)-see Document PR22/54 at Carlisle Archives

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