Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Devon
Town
Pilton, Barnstaple
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46090

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Current location

St. Mary the Virgin Church
Bull Hill
Pilton
Barnstaple
North Devon
Devon
EX31 1QP
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 55655 34145
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The window was re-glazed in 1920 and is now a memorial to the 39 men who were lost during The Great War. Four-light window with additional tracery lights above. Dedicatory brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard. Four main lights depict biblical scenes. At base of each window is a portrait representing one of the armed forces : Army, Navy, Airforce and Nursing.
Inscription
THIS WINDOW IS PLACED HERE TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN (...) PILTON (...) GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acland, E G
Alford, E
Ashton, W
Baker, F L A
Barlow, W
Braddon, F H
Darch, W C
Darch, W (jnr)
Darch, W (snr)
Dennis, S E
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: PUBLIC APPEAL LAUNCHED TO RAISE MONEY TO REPAIR THE WINDOW WHICH IS AT RISK DUE TO CRUMBLING STONE WORK
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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