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HER Number:MDV94711
Name:Sampford Courtenay World War I Memorial Tablet

Summary

Tablet set into the wall of Church House, dedicated to the men of the parish who died in World War I.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 632 012
Map Sheet:SS60SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSampford Courtenay
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD COURTENAY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WAR MEMORIAL (World War I - 1914 AD to 1918 AD (Between))

Full description

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, SPC01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

Sampford Courtenay World War I plaque, church rooms in the village centre.


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

Square tablet set in stone surround visible below window under right hand gable of Church House. Map object based on this source.


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

'Church House' shown. Map object based on this source.


Smith, D., 2014, Sampford Courtenay War Memorial (Website). SDV356645.

Photograph of war memorial tablet with inscription: 'THIS TABLET IS DEDICATED BY THE/PARISHONERS OF SAMPFORD COURTENAY/TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE/---- OF THE PARISH WHO GAVE/THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN/THE WAR 1914-1918'
This is followed by six names with rank and service, and date and place of death.

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. SPC01.
SDV356645Website: Smith, D.. 2014. Sampford Courtenay War Memorial. http://www.geograph.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV1084Part of: Sampford Courtenay Church House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 23 2014 10:27AM