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HER Number:MDV71247
Name:War Memorial, Higher Bullring, Cullompton

Summary

First World War memorial constructed in 1920, and paid for by public subscription. Square plinth surmounted by Celtic cross with tapered shaft.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 020 074
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/145
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 492027

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XX - 1920 AD to 1920 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, CUP01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.


Brine, M. E., 2013, War Memorials, Photo (Website). SDV351333.

The memorial commemmorates the fallen of both World Wars, and post-1945 war.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 22/06/2004, Cullompton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV349710.

First World War memorial. Constructed 1920 by Eastons of Exeter and paid for by public subscription. Rock-faced granite. Square plinth with large slightly tapered pedestal in two parts, surmounted by Celtic cross with tapered shaft. Bronze crossed rifles on the front of the plinth and bronze wreath on the back of the pedestal. Inscription on the front of the pedestal and names of the dead servicemen on the front and sides. A large First World War memorial in the town centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV349710List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 22/06/2004. Cullompton. Amendment to List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interes. A4 Stapled.
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. CUP01.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2018 1:58PM