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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
North Devon
Town
East and West Worlington
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
52219
Current location

Approx. mid-way between East and West Worlington
at junction with Rull Hill,
East and West Worlington War Memorial
Boundy's Cross
Rull Hill
East and West Worlington
North Devon
Devon
EX17 4TT
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 77296 13500
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square concrete foundation platform supporting a three-stepped octagonal base followed by a rectangular sectioned tapering shaft and integral wheel cross. Pinned-lead lettering forms the inscription verses and names on three smoothened frontal side faces of each base step. (9 faces in total). Celtic styled knotwork design on front face of cross. The whole memorial is sited on a strengthened natural earthen roadside bank at the side of a T-junction located between East and West Worlington.
Inscription
3 top frontal step faces : (3 NAMES) / 3 middle frontal step faces : (10 NAMES) / 6 o'clock, [centre] bottom step face : FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND 1939 - 1945 7.30, bottom step face : 1939 / (2 NAMES) 4.30, bottom step face : 1945 / (2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Francis J.
Boundy, George
Butt, Owen
Butt, Stafford
Crocker, Charles
Edworthy, Henry
Hitchcock, Alfred
Lee, William
Maddock, Geoffrey W.
Pike, William
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: No discernable order
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: No discernable order
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
Listing information
  • EAST WORLINGTON 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
2009 : Renovation work has been carried out including: supporting and refacing the plinth with a dry stone wall; building up the earth banks beside the memorial. This work was funded by local subscription and by a grant from the War Memorials Trust. Plans are in development to plant flowers around the memorial and repaint the names commemorated. 2008 : Wall in front of the memorial is to be tidied up and base of the memorial is to be cleaned in time for Remembrance Sunday.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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