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HER Number:MDV82231
Name:War Memorial Plaque, St Cuthbert's Church


Memorial to the fallen of both World Wars.


Grid Reference:SY 214 992
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

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I to World War II - 1914 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 331; Figure 7.18c; WID02 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

At Widworthy, the First World War memorial plaque was provided with a slightly more elaborate and aesthetic addition after the Second World War with a board framing the existing plaque. Although the form is very different, the detail of the information included is identical to that listed upon the existing memorial.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25458 (Website). SDV356253.

Brass plaque mounted on a wooden backboard. Incised black lettering. Second World War names additional at base on wooden board.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108234 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 331; Figure 7.18c; WID02.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25458.

Associated Monuments

MDV11186Part of: St Cuthbert's Church, Widworthy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2014 11:47AM