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HER Number:MDV107069
Name:Sidbury World War II Memorial Stone

Summary

World War II memorial stone in St Peter and St Giles churchyard. Nearby are a memorial tree and bench.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 139 917
Map Sheet:SY19SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDBURY

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

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.

Map object based on this source.


Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 273; Figure 6.44f; SIB02-04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Sidbury World War II Memorial Tablet, Tree and Bench in St Peter and St Giles churchyard.


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

The memorial stone can be seen, with the adjacent memorial tree, and the memorial bench against the east wall of the church.


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

Map object based on this source.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 46037 (Website). SDV356253.

Stone of Remembrance on the south-east side of the churchyard, with inscription in black lettering, and two oak leaves in the top corners.
Inscription: SIDBURY/ REMEMBERING WITH PRIDE/ THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ DURING THE/ 1939 - 1945/ WAR/ THEY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN/ 'TO THE END, TO THE END,/ THEY REMAIN'

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 273; Figure 6.44f; SIB02-04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 46037.

Associated Monuments

MDV107070Related to: Sidbury World War II Memorial Bell and Plaque (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 21 2014 12:00PM