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HER Number:MDV105430
Name:War Memorial Plaque, St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell


War Memorial Plaque, St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell


Grid Reference:ST 141 078
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunkeswell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNKESWELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War II - 1939 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, DUN06 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

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

Plaque is located above much larger US Navy memorial inside church, on the left as you come in the door.

'In sacred Memory of [name] Devonshire Regt. Killed by enemy action 20th July 1940 Aged 23 Years'.

Only British war memorial in the church, all others American

Condition: Not noted

Surveyed: 14/07/2013

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

Read, A., 2013, Memorial Tablet in Dunkeswell Church (Ground Photograph). SDV356570.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #1866 ]
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. DUN06.
SDV356570Ground Photograph: Read, A.. 2013. Memorial Tablet in Dunkeswell Church. Blackdown Hills War Memorial Project. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV1520Part of: St. Nicholas' Church, Dunkeswell (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 29 2014 3:44PM