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HER Number:MDV106836
Name:Littlehempston World War I Roll of Honour


Roll of honour tablet in the porch of St John's church, in recognition of the men of the parish who served in World War I.


Grid Reference:SX 812 626
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLittlehempston
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHEMPSTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 91, 120, 179; Figures 4.3, 5.15e; LIT01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

The First World War Roll of Honour in St. John the Baptist‟s Church, Littlehempston is located in the porch of the Church. The close relationship between war memorials and entrances, both in churches and other buildings is a common association. It is one of two rolls of honour in the South Hams which take the form of tablets.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25604 (Website). SDV356253.

Plain marble tablet supported by two brackets, with incised lettering. Inscription: IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE SERVICES RENDERED TO/ KING AND COUNTRY BY THE FOLLOWING MEN OF THIS/ PARISH IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ ROYAL NAVY/ (Names)/ ARMY/ (Names)

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

Photographs show the roll of honour tablet on the right hand wall inside the porch of the church.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66347 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 91, 120, 179; Figures 4.3, 5.15e; LIT01.
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. 25604.

Associated Monuments

MDV9038Part of: Littlehempston, St John the Baptist (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2014 4:02PM