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HER Number:MDV104689
Name:War Memorials in St. Andrew's Church


In the church are memorial plaques to the fallen of both World Wars. Also as part of the First World War commemorative scheme a new oak altar and panelling, a memorial window, and a brass processional cross were dedicated.


Grid Reference:SX 915 704
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStokeinteignhead
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKEINTEIGNHEAD

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, 327; Figure 7.16; STH02-04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

In Stokeinteignhead a complex commemorative scheme was instigated by the rector (Rev. Lake) after the First World War. This included a memorial window, an oak board listing the casualties names, oak panelling in the sanctuary, a new oak altar, and a brass processional cross.

Pearce, M., 2013, Local Plan Area War Memorials Data (Un-published). SDV355042.

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

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

In the church are memorial plaques to the fallen of both World Wars.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25961 (Website). SDV356253.

Wooden board with ornate carving and additional metal plaque for World War II below it.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64157 ]
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo.
SDV355042Un-published: Pearce, M.. 2013. Local Plan Area War Memorials Data. Teignbridge District Council War Memorial Survey. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 327; Figure 7.16; STH02-04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25961.

Associated Monuments

MDV9843Part of: Stokeinteignhead, St Andrew's (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 23 2014 3:10PM