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HER Number:MDV106226
Name:Buckerell War Memorial Cross


Stone cross set on a square plinth, in memory of the men of the parish who gave their lives in both world wars.


Grid Reference:ST 123 003
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckerell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKERELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Map object based on this source.

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 231, 234; Figure 6.16; BUC01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

The lack of names upon external symbolic war memorials is also repeated in several instances in East Devon, most notably at Ottery St Mary, Buckerell, Sidbury, Membury, and at Hawkchurch (until 2004).

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25232 (Website). SDV356253.

Stone cross set on a square plinth. Plinth surmounts a three-stepped stone base which in turn stands on a brick or stone platform. Inscription: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED IN THE CHURCH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING/ AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ AND ALSO THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 231, 234; Figure 6.16; BUC01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25232.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:41PM