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HER Number:MDV86621
Name:Berry Pomeroy War Memorial Board, St Mary's Church


Berry Pomeroy war memorial board in St Mary's Church, to commemorate those who fell in World War I and World War II.


Grid Reference:SX 828 610
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerry Pomeroy
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRY POMEROY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 106; Figure 5.62b; BEP04 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Berry Pomeroy war memorial board in St Mary's Church; photograph shows a carved wooden statue with a rectangular wooden board either side. The First World War memorial board includes corrections and Second World War casualties.

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

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25528 (Website). SDV356253.

Carved wooden triptych standing on a pedestal surmounted by a canopy. Central niche bears figure of St George and the Dragon. Dedicatory inscription on left panel, names on right panel. Inscription in gilt lettering: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF BERRY/ POMEROY WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1918/ AND / 1939-1945

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108740 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 106; Figure 5.62b; BEP04.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25528.

Associated Monuments

MDV9044Part of: Berry Pomeroy, St Mary (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 3 2014 9:21AM