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HER Number:MDV104688
Name:War Memorials in St. Mary's Church

Summary

In the church are memorial plaques to the fallen of the First and Second World Wars

Location

Grid Reference:SS 876 035
Map Sheet:SS80SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockleigh Pomeroy
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLEIGH POMEROY

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

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, STP01-04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


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

In the church are memorial plaques to the fallen of the First and Second World Wars.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25366-25368 (Website). SDV356253.

Plain rectangular white marble tablet mounted onto a triangular-headed dark marble backboard.
Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
and a triangular pedimented wooden board with cross at the top.
Inscription: INSCRIBED BELOW/ ARE THE NAMES OF THOSE/ WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)

Also a square marble tablet with small black maltese crosses in each corner and an inscription in black lettering: IN MEMORY OF/ GNR WILLIAM COOMBS, RA/ REPORTED MISSING IN/ THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64156 ]
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photos.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. STP01-04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25366-25368.

Associated Monuments

MDV595Part of: St Mary's, Stockleigh Pomeroy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 27 2014 11:30AM