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HER Number:MDV104306
Name:War Memorials in St. Mary's Church

Summary

Plaques commemmorating the fallen of both World Wars.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 076 166
Map Sheet:ST01NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBurlescombe
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBURLESCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I to World War II - 1914 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The Burlescombe war memorials consist of plaques within the parish church. The First World War Memorial inscription reads:
'TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF NINETY EIGHT MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 OF WHOM THE FOLLOWING LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES'.
Below the Great War Memorial is fixed a small matching marble plaque commemorating the six men who died in the Second World War.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo.

Associated Monuments

MDV1473Part of: St. Mary's Parish Church, Burlescombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2013 1:34PM