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HER Number:MDV107115
Name:Widworthy World War I Memorial Lychgate


Lych gate with roll of honour attached, in memory of the men of the parish who served in World War I.


Grid Reference:SY 213 993
Map Sheet:SY29NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWidworthy
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LYCH GATE (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))
  • 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, 120; Figure 6.23c; (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

There are the three external rolls of honour to the First World War, including a lych gate at Widworthy. A photograph shows the roll of honour fixed to a black backboard. Above the names is written 'WIDWORTHY MEN/WHO SERVED/IN THE GREAT WAR'

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25459 (Website). SDV356253.

Lychgate with Roll of Honour scroll. Inscription: FOR THOSE WHO SERVED IN 1914-1918/ (NAMES)

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. 120; Figure 6.23c;.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25459.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2014 12:12PM