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HER Number:MDV103107
Name:Lustleigh War Memorial


Lustleigh War Memorial comprises a cross-marked granite stone set on an inscribed stone plinth. The names of those commemorated are recorded on stone placques set into the surrounding granite wall. Listed in 2016.


Grid Reference:SX 785 813
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

Lustleigh war memorial comprises a granite stone inscribed with a cross set upon at the top of a curving stone block base reached by shallow flight of four wide curving steps. The base in inscrived 1914-1919 - 1939-1945/LEST WE FORGET. The names of those commemorated are recorded on stone placques set into the surrounding granite wall.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

War memorial marked on modern mapping, on the north side of the road junction to the north-east of Old School House.

Historic England, 2016, Lustleigh War Memorial (Correspondence). SDV359880.

Notification that Historic England are considering the above War Memorial for addition to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, as part of our response to the centenary of the First World War.

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 20/12/2016 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

A war memorial in the form of a granite boulder with flanking curved walls and plaques. Four stepped base with curved plinth and granite boulder with incised cross. The plinth is inscribed with 1914-1919 - 1939-1945/ LEST WE FORGET. The stone walls, which surround the boulder, are random rubble with ashlar quoins and saddled-backed coping. There is an attachment for a flagpole situated at the rear of the memorial. There are two plaques to either side of the boulder. The two earlier plaques, sited furthest from the boulder are both inscribed with DEATH DUE TO SERVICE/ OVERSEAS./ (NAMES); the two later plaques, sited closer to the boulder, both read: 1939-1945/ (NAMES).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62595 ]
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 20/12/2016.
SDV359880Correspondence: Historic England. 2016. Lustleigh War Memorial. Notification of Consideration of Monument for Addition to List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2016 10:42AM