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HER Number:MDV106900
Name:North Huish World War I Memorial Tablet, St Mary's Church


Memorial tablet in remembrance of those men of the parish who died in World War I.


Grid Reference:SX 711 565
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Huish
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH HUISH

Protected Status

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, 200; 5.67c; NHU01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Photograph shows the slightly elaborated lettering seen on the North Huish First World War memorial tablet.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 60919 (Website). SDV356253.

White marble tablet with pediment mounted on a dark grey marble backboard. Shelf at base of tablet. Inscription: TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ (Names)/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN/ THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66412 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 200; 5.67c; NHU01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 60919.

Associated Monuments

MDV7291Part of: St Mary's Parish Church, North Huish (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 1 2014 2:00PM