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HER Number:MDV83313
Name:Harpford War Memorial, St Gregory's Churchyard

Summary

War memorial cross to the men of Harpford who died in World War I.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 091 903
Map Sheet:SY09SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Poppleford and Harpford
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHARPFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (Early, World War I to XX - 1918 AD to 1938 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 261; NEP13 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

One of three war memorial crosses in East Devon located near, or in a close relationship with, an earlier cross.


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

War memorial cross visible beneath a large tree at the corner of St Gregory's churchyard. Map object based on this source.


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

'War Meml' shown. Map object based on this source.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25308 (Website). SDV356253.

Wheel cross of stone (granite). Rough-hewn. Set on three-stepped base. Names on shaft of cross. Dates on top step of base. Inscription on base two steps. Whole set on top of churchyard boundary wall.
Inscription: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF /THE MEN OF HARPFORD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

Sources / Further Reading

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. 261; NEP13.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25308.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:56PM