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HER Number:MDV104718
Name:War Memorial in St. Mary's Church

Summary

Memorial to the fallen of both World Wars

Location

Grid Reference:ST 068 127
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

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, UFF04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


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


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

Brine's photo shows a possibly marble plaque bearing the names of the fallen of the First World War, with a smaller plaque at the bottom - possibly a later addition - commemorating those of the Second World War.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25427 (Website). SDV356253.

White marble tablet flanked by two columns, with incised gold coloured lines, which suppport a triangular pediment, mounted onto a dark backboard. There is a wreath at the top of the tablet, flanked by the Union Jack and flag of St George, with a banner below it. Below a shelf at the base is an additional plain tablet for the World War II names.
Inscription in black and gold lettering: FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS PARISH,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING/ THE GREAT WAR,/ 1914 - 1918./ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"/ 1939 - 1945/ THESE ALSO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64184 ]
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. UFF04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25427.

Associated Monuments

MDV1502Part of: t Mary's Parish Church, Uffculme (Building)
MDV88791Related to: Uffculme Roll of Honour Frames, St Mary's Church (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 29 2014 8:50AM