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HER Number:MDV104731
Name:War Memorial in St. Peter's Church


Memorial to the fallen of the First World War


Grid Reference:SS 719 040
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishZeal Monachorum
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishZEAL MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

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, Zeal Monachorum War Memorial Pulpit (Ground Photograph). SDV356354.

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

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

The memorial to the fallen of the Great War is to be found inside the church at Zeal Monachorum. It consists of a carved surround to the pulpit faced by five wooden panels. Panel 1 bears the inscription:
"Dedicated to God in grateful recognition of the bravery of those volunteers from this parish who during the Great War gave their lives for righteousness and freedom 1914 - 1918". Nine names are listed on each of panels 2 and 4. The 3rd, central panel, is carved with a figure of Christ while the fifth panel is inscribed with the words "Righteousness exalteth a nation"

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25419 (Website). SDV356253.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. Photo. [Mapped feature: #64199 ]
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25419.
SDV356354Ground Photograph: Walls, S.. 2010. Zeal Monachorum War Memorial Pulpit. The Materiality of Remembrance. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2014 3:33PM