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HER Number:MDV104716
Name:War Memorial in St. Mary's Church

Summary

Memorial to the fallen of the Boer War

Location

Grid Reference:SX 802 604
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1902 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 110, 166; Figure 5.6a; TOT04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Mourning soldiers are depicted on two South African War memorials, at Totnes and Diptford.


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


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

Boer War memorial plaque in St. Mary's church.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 26054 (Website). SDV356253.

Rectangular bronze plaque mounted onto a mottled marble backboard. Inscription in relief. Castle depicted in relief at the top left hand corner of the plaque, cross within a wreath at the top centre, and a serviceman standing with arms reversed on the right hand side.
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF THE TOTNES MEN/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902/ (NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64182 ]
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 110, 166; Figure 5.6a; TOT04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 26054.

Associated Monuments

MDV9069Part of: The Church of St Mary, High Street, Totnes (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:00PM