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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Forest Of Dean
Town
Taynton
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
49596
Current location

The memorial is located in front of the entrance to the church.
St Laurence Church
Taynton
Forest Of Dean
Gloucestershire
GL19 3AN
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 73712 22162
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
GABLED CALVARY CROSS ON PLINTH ON ONE STEP CALVARY CROSS WITH CHRIST
Inscription
IN PROUD MEMORY OF THE MEN OF TAYNTON WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. (NAMES) SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 (NAME) DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Taynton 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
History
ON PLINTH BENEATH THE ENGRAVED FACES OF THE CHURCHYARD CROSS ARE METAL PLAQUES REPEATING THE NAMES BECASUE NAMES ENGRAVED ON THE STONE PLINTH ARE BEGINNING TO WEAR
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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