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HER Number:MDV105429
Name:War Memorial, St James Church, Sheldon


War Memorial, St James Church, Sheldon.


Grid Reference:ST 120 085
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSheldon
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHELDON

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, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, SHE01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Read, A., + Trick, S., 2013, Blackdown Hills AONB War Memorials (Report - Survey). SDV352538.

Next to church gate, on right hand side as you enter churchyard.

To the glory of God and in grateful memory of [names]. For king and country 1914-1918. Unusually situated next to a gate without being lych gate.

Condition: Good, slightly weathered

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

Read, A., 2013, Sheldon War Memorial (Ground Photograph). SDV356638.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25482 (Website). SDV356253.

Rough-hewn granite cross set in tapering plinth. Plinth bears names and inscription, and surmounts a square base stone.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64875 ]
SDV352538Report - Survey: Read, A., + Trick, S.. 2013. Blackdown Hills AONB War Memorials. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. SHE01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25482.
SDV356638Ground Photograph: Read, A.. 2013. Sheldon War Memorial. Blackdown Hills War Memorial Project. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 20 2014 4:19PM