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HER Number:MDV106794
Name:World War II Memorial Tablet, Holy Trinity Church


White granite tablet set in the wall to right of the main entrance to Holy Trinity churchyard, in memory of those who lost their lives in World War II.


Grid Reference:SX 686 404
Map Sheet:SX64SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Huish
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH HUISH

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, 156; Figure 5.55b; GPT02 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

One of two external tablets, which commemorate the Second World War, to have been erected on or near churchyard boundaries. These two examples can be viewed to have been erected externally as a reaction to the lack of an external First World War memorial in either parish, suggesting that the existing internal locations chosen for First World War memorials, were no longer deemed appropriate for the remembrance of the Second World War.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 55645 (Website). SDV356253.

White granite tablet set in wall on right of gate of main entrance to churchyard.

Unknown, 2014, With the British Army in Flanders (Website). SDV356126.

Photograph shows tablet set into wall, partly obscured by ivy.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 156; Figure 5.55b; GPT02.
SDV356126Website: Unknown. 2014. With the British Army in Flanders. http://thebignote.com. Website.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 55645.

Associated Monuments

MDV2824Related to: Galmpton, Holy Trinity (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 22 2014 11:22AM