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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Norfolk
Town
Hempnall
County
Norfolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: December 1919.
    Attended by: Honourable WH Cozens-Hardy MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72608
Current location

Broaden Lane/ The Street
Hempnall
South Norfolk
Norfolk
NR15 2LU
England

OS Grid Ref: TM2367794768
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wheel cross set on a tapering shaft on which is carved a wreath. This surmounts a tapering plinth and a basr of rough hewn stones. The memorial is set on a gravel surround with small posts at each corner and attached chain link.
Inscription
TO / THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD/ 1939-1945/ (Names). On one of the small posts: COMMEMORATION/ OF THE/ KING’S/ SILVER JUBILEE/ 1935.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hempnall 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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