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HER Number:MDV89445
Name:Bickleigh War Memorial Cross, St Mary's Church

Summary

World War I memorial cross by church porch.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 942 071
Map Sheet:SS90NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBickleigh (MD)
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Bluesky, 2006 - 2007, Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007 (Aerial Photograph). SDV341189.


Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, BIC01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Photograph shows Bickleigh war memorial cross on west side of south porch. World War I.


Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25252 (Website). SDV356253.

Base surmounted by square double plinth and plain Latin cross. Inscription on one side of the plinths: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING/ AND COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED ON A BRASS/ TABLET WITHIN THE CHURCH

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109066 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. BIC01.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25252.

Associated Monuments

MDV1210Related to: Bickleigh, St Mary (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2014 3:28PM