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HER Number:MDV104290
Name:War Memorial in St. Peter's Church

Summary

Memorial to the fallen of World War I.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 829 555
Map Sheet:SX85NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCornworthy
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, CWH01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


Brine, M. E., 2013, War Memorials, Photo (Website). SDV351333.

1914-1918 war memorial within the church.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 50974 (Website). SDV356253.

Rectangular white marble tablet with black lettering and a nowy headed red marble surround. Below are two corbels supporting a shelf.
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ (Names)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 4 AUGUST 1914/ TO/ 28TH JUNE 1919/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/ RELATIVES AND PARISHIONERS/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ (Names)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo. [Mapped feature: #63758 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. CWH01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 50974.

Associated Monuments

MDV8394Part of: St. Peter's Parish Church, Cornworthy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2018 2:45PM