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HER Number:MDV104722
Name:War Memorial in St. Mary's Church, Washfield

Summary

Memorial to the fallen of the First World War

Location

Grid Reference:SS 935 154
Map Sheet:SS91NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWashfield
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWASHFIELD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, WAS02-03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Washfield WWI Roll of Honour Frame and Memorial Plaque.


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


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

War Memorial Brass in St.Mary's Church, Washfield. Bears the inscription 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF WASHFIELD/WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE/WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/IN DEFENCE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND FREEDOM'


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25391 (Website). SDV356253.

Brass plaque mounted onto a dark backboard. Inscription in black lettering: To the Glory of God/ and in Honour of the Men of Washfield/ who served in the Great War 1914 - 1918./ and in loving Memory of those/ who laid down their lives for King & Courtry/ in defence of Righteousness & Freedom/ (NAMES)/ and of the following who died on Home Service/ (NAMES)/ "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay/ down his life for his friends"

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64189 ]
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. WAS02-03.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25391.

Associated Monuments

MDV1318Part of: St Mary's Church, Washfield (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2016 9:56AM