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HER Number:MDV87501
Name:Pinhoe War Memorial, St Michael's Churchyard


Memorial cross in memory of all those of the parish who died in both world wars.


Grid Reference:SX 955 949
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishPINHOE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I to World War II - 1918 AD to 1945 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, PIN01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Cornforth, D., 2014, Exeter Memories (Website). SDV356455.

The war memorial, consisting of a five metre granite cross, was unveiled on the 15 November 1920 by Lt Col. Hext.

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

'War Memorial' shown.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25187 (Website). SDV356253.

Stone cross, three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by square tapering plinth, shaft and Latin cross. Inscription on the sides of the plinth: IN REVERENT MEMORY OF ALL THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR GOD THEIR KING AND COUNTRY AND US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ THESE MEN DIED THE NOBLEST DEATHS THAT MEN COULD DIE FOR THEIR COUNTRY FOR GOD FOR RIGHT AND LIBERTY THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108829 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. PIN01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25187.
SDV356455Website: Cornforth, D.. 2014. Exeter Memories. www.exetermemories.co.uk/. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:57PM