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HER Number:MDV82125
Name:World War I Memorial, Yarcombe Baptist Church


Memorial to those connected with the church and parish who served and died in World War I.


Grid Reference:ST 249 079
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarcombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishYARCOMBE

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, YAR07 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Yarcombe Baptist War Memorial.

Unknown, 2013, Yarcombe Baptist Church World War I Roll of Honour (Ground Photograph). SDV356685.

Photograph shows an elaborate wooden frame containing four brass plaques. At the top in the centre is a circular plaque with the inscription 'TO THE/GLORY OF GOD/& IN HONOUR OF THE/MEN CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH & PARISH/WHO SERVED WITH/HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/DURING THE/GREAT EUROPEAN/WAR'. Beneath this are three rectangular plaques, the two larger ones either side have the names of those who served, and a smaller one in the centre the names of those who died.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108210 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. YAR07.
SDV356685Ground Photograph: Unknown. 2013. Yarcombe Baptist Church World War I Roll of Honour. Blackdown Hills War Memorial Project. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV35739Part of: Yarcombe Baptist Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2014 8:49AM