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HER Number:MDV106624
Name:Uffculme War Memorial

Summary

Large stone memorial tablet set within a paved area on the edge of the Memorial Park, inscribed with the names of those who gave their lives in both World Wars.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 065 125
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

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

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 262-4; Figures 6.36, 6.51; UFF01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Examples of large stone war memorials in East Devon occur in three parishes adjacent to each other, at Willand, Culmstock, and Uffculme, and may have derived some influence from the nearby Wellington memorial. The Uffculme War Memorial Stone which is set within a defined paved area, which is further emphasised by the placement of wreaths, and because the location is set within the war memorial park.


Google, 2014, Google Streetview (Website). SDV355684.

Large inscribed stone tablet set in a paved area with railings on three sides, on the edge of a small park. Map object based on this source.


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

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


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25387 (Website). SDV356253.

Granite tablet with lead lettering set within a small park. Inscription: THESE GROUNDS WERE BOUGHT AND/ LAID OUT BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AND DEDICATED TO THE PUBLIC/ OF UFFCULME/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ AND WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY


War Memorials Trust, 2014, War Memorials Online (Website). SDV355854.

Photograph taken in 2005 shows inscribed stone tablet set in a small park in the village centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV355854Website: War Memorials Trust. 2014. War Memorials Online. http://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk. Website.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 262-4; Figures 6.36, 6.51; UFF01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25387.

Associated Monuments

MDV106625Part of: Uffculme Memorial Garden (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:58PM