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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
East Hampshire
Town
Blackmoor
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR HERBERT BAKER RA, Charles Wheeler RBSA
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: C1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 6 June 2010
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48443
Current location

BETWEEN ST MATTHEWS CHURCH AND THE OLD SCHOOL
Blackmoor
East Hampshire
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 780 335
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRICK THREE SIDED CLOISTER. CLOISTER ARCHES OF WOOD HOLDING UP A TILED ROOF. COMMEMORATIVE METAL PLAQUES PLACED ON INSIDE WALLS. CENTRE PLAQUE IN FORM OF A NICHE FORMING A WALL FOUNTAIN WITH LIONS'S MOUTH AS WATER SPOUT (APPEARS NO LONGER TO WORK). FLANKED BY TWO NOWY HEADED PLAQUES - 'WAR' AND 'PEACE' WITH EMBOSSED TREE WITHIN EACH ARCH. TWO OUTER WWI PLAQUES ARE SQUARE. WW2 PLAQUE IS ANOTHER NOWY-HEADED ARCH. IN THE CENTRE OF THE CLOISTER IS A STONE WHEEL CROSS ON A TAPERED COLUMN AND PLINTH SET ON A THREE-STEP HEXAGONAL BASE. SMALL SCALE DECORATIVE STONE CARVING AROUND BASE OF CROSS AND BASE OF COLUMN. ADDITIONAL PLAQUE WITH FURTHER NAMES FOR WWI AND WWII ADDED IN THE SAME NOWY-HEADED DESIGN AND ALSO INSET INTO BRICK ARCH.
Inscription
(Plaques from left to right) PLAQUE 1: REMEMBER CHILDREN/ THE GLORY AND THE/ SADNESS OF WAR/ THE COURAGE OF THE/ MEN & THE SORROW/ AND SUFFERING/ OF ALL THE/ PEOPLE PLAQUE 2: WAR/ IN THE HAND OF THE/ LORD THERE IS A CUP &/ THE WINE IS RED IT IS/ FULL MIXED AND HE/ POURETH OUT OF THE/ SAME + AS FOR THE DREGS/ THEREOF ALL THE UNGODLY OF/ THE EARTH SHALL DRINK/ THEM AND LAP THEM UP PLAQUE 3: CHILDREN REMEMBER THE NAMES OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS VILLAGE WHO FEARLESSLY GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918/ (Names) PLAQUE 4: PEACE/ BLESSED ARE THE PEACE/ MAKERS FOR THEY SHALL/ BE CALLED THE CHILDREN/ OF GOD. ACCOUNT NOW/ BY SELF WITH GOD/ BE AT PEACE THEREBY/ GOOD SHALL COME UNTO THEE/ THERE IS NO PEACE SAITH/ MY GOD TO THE WICKED PLAQUE 5: IN MEMORY OF/ ROBERT STAFFORD/ ARTHUR PALMER/ KILLED IN BATTLE HIS/ PARENTS HAVE CAUSED/ THIS CLOISTER AND FOUNTAIN TO/ BE MADE PLAQUE 6: 1939-1945/ ALSO/ IN SACRED MEMORY/ OF THOSE MEN FROM/ BLACKMOOR WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS PLAQUE 7: IN SACRED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN FROM/ THIS PARISH WHO ALSO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ TWO WORLD WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM BASE OF CROSS: TRUELY THERE IS A GOD THAT JUDGETH THE EARTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beckingham, L
Budd, H
Chamberlain, H W G
Clark, G
Cooper, M
Davis, F
Dewey, F
Evans, H
Fisher, F
Gale, I
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Fountain
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Shelter
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • Blackmoor War Memorial Cloister, Cross, and Fountain
  • 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
History
2010 June Plaque added on west wall with six WWI and four WWII names that had previously been missed.
Costs

Comments: Memorial sponsored by Lord and Lady Selborne.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet c 1 June 2010 'Surrey & Hants News'. Lists grants from various bodies including War Memorials Trust. the plaque is to be dedicated by the Rev. William Hughes.
  • The Gallipolian Spring 2003, pp.27-29.

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