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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Penwith
Town
Penzance
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr Pezzack (of Newlyn) (Wood Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12th May 1922
    Attended by: Corporal JJ Hand MM
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th May 1922
    Attended by: Rev AT Boscawen, Rector of Ludgvan
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9363

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Current location

Post Code and Coordinates are for general area of Station Road. Exact location of memorial uncertain
Station Rd
Penzance
Penwith
Cornwall
TR18 2LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 47567 30588
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial institute with two dedicatory boards , one for each war
Inscription
WW1 Board: LEST WE FORGET/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) WW2 Board: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beard, David S
Boase, William H
Brewer, Richard
Cartwright, Edward
Davey, Bert
Edwards, Leonard
Finch, William
Glasson, John
Glasson, Robert
Pheby, Garfield
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: year died,forename,regiment,manner of death
Components
  • Hall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2000: THERE IS A CURRENT APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION TO RECONSTRUCT THE HALL. APLICATION REF 00/3/0336/F
Costs

Memorial: £90

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public
Details: The local Lord of the Manor, Lord St.Leven of St.Michael's Mount give a plot of land and a loan of £90 for the purchase and transport of the building. Public subscription to repay original loan. Mr Pezzack carved both the WW1 and WW2 memorials. Information from Mrs Nicholls, a Trustee in 2000.
Reference
  • Planning Application ref 00/3/0336/F, 1 June 2000 before Penwith Planning Committee for "the reconstruction of village hall, Long Rock Memorial Hall"

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