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HER Number:MDV106610
Name:Seaton War Memorial, St Gregory's Churchyard


Celtic-style memorial cross to those who died in both world wars.


Grid Reference:SY 247 905
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I to World War II - 1918 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Roll-of-Honour.com, 2002-2014, Roll of Honour (Website). SDV351510.

The memorial is to be found in St Gregory's Churchyard, Seaton, and is in the form of a wheel cross of stone atop a three stepped base, with Celtic-style carvings on the head and the shaft of the cross. There are 32 names for the First World War and 30 for the Second World War all listed by surname and forename.

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, 260; Figure 6.34d; SEA01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

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

'War Meml' shown. Map object based on this source.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25396 (Website). SDV356253.

Wheel cross of granite set on a three-stepped stone base. Inscription on top step, names on centre and bottom steps.
Inscription: SEATON'S TRIBUTE TO HER GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351510Website: Roll-of-Honour.com. 2002-2014. Roll of Honour. http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Devon. Website.
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. 260; Figure 6.34d; SEA01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25396.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 31 2014 1:01PM