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HER Number:MDV85459
Name:Stokeinteignhead War Memorial

Summary

First World War memorial with additional inscription commemorating the Second World War.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 916 704
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStokeinteignhead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKEINTEIGNHEAD

Protected Status

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, 327; Figure 7.16a; STH01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.


Pearce, M., 2011, Stokeinteignhead War Memorial (Ground Photograph). SDV355837.


Pearce, M., 2011, War Memorial - Stokeinteignhead (Un-published). SDV355836.

Granite oblong base with four stepped base, roughly hewn with ashlar face for inscriptions. Granite cross on top. World War I monument with Second World War inscription added. Iron decorative railings on stone wall, all in good condition.


Pearce, M., 2013, Local Plan Area War Memorials Data (Un-published). SDV355042.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

'War Meml' marked.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

War memorial including - iron railings.
First World War memorial with additional inscription commemorating the Second World War. Circa 1918. Granite with iron railings. A granite cross on granite steps with low ornamental railings in front, the ironwork signed J. TOBY, Torquay. Substantial main verticals, octagonal on plan, with peaked finials divide paired panels with cast iron roundels with cross bracing. Prominent in the village centre with attractive ironwork.


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

Brine's photo shows a granite cross on a square stepped base, behind low iron railings.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25960 (Website). SDV356253.

Four-stepped square base surmounted by tapering plinth, shaft and Latin cross. Inscription in raised lettering on the front face of the plinth and top step. Whole stands on a paved area which is enclosed by low iron railings.
Inscription: 1914 - 1919/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)/ "THEIR NAME SHALL LIVE FOR EVER"/ 1939 - 1945./ (NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108642 ]
SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website. Photo.
SDV355042Un-published: Pearce, M.. 2013. Local Plan Area War Memorials Data. Teignbridge District Council War Memorial Survey. Digital.
SDV355836Un-published: Pearce, M.. 2011. War Memorial - Stokeinteignhead. Teignbridge District Council Buildings at Risk. Digital.
SDV355837Ground Photograph: Pearce, M.. 2011. Stokeinteignhead War Memorial. Teignbridge District Council Buildings at Risk. Digital.
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 327; Figure 7.16a; STH01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25960.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 1 2014 2:56PM