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HER Number:MDV104304
Name:World War II Memorial in St. Mary's Church


Memorial to those who gave their lives in World War II, including installation of electic lighting and new heating.


Grid Reference:SS 602 019
Map Sheet:SS60SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExbourne
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEXBOURNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War II to XX - 1945 AD to 1948 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, EXB03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Exbourne World War II memorial plaque, lighting and heating.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 26018 (Website). SDV356253.

Dedicatiory plaque for electric lighting and heating. Incised inscription in black lettering: ELECTRIC LIGHT AND NEW/ HEATING WERE INSTALLED IN 1948/ IN THANKSGIVING FOR VICTORY/ AND IN MEMORY OF ALL WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (CHURCHWARDENS' NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. EXB03.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 26018.

Associated Monuments

MDV1095Part of: St. Mary's Parish Church, Exbourne (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2014 12:02PM