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HER Number:MDV99897
Name:Newton Ferrers War Memorial


Memorial cross in Holy Cross churchyard, to those who fell in both world wars.


Grid Reference:SX 550 481
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON FERRERS

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

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

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 121; NEF01 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

The names upon the main parish war memorial are in the order of death, and are therefore suggestive of the compilation of lists/rolls during the First World War.

Imperial War Museum, 2014, War Memorials Archive, 25632 (Website). SDV356253.

Granite cross set on a square plinth which bears names and dates. Plinth surmounts an octagonal two-stepped base. Inscription: ROLL OF HONOUR/ GREAT WAR 1914-18/ (NAMES)/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ (NAME)/ 1920/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ WORLD WAR 1939-45/ (NAMES)

Unknown, 2014, With the British Army in Flanders (Website). SDV356126.

Photographs shown the war memorial cross above the churchyard boundary wall, which has a stone set in it with the word 'Remember' carved on it.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341189Aerial Photograph: Bluesky. 2006 - 2007. Bluesky aerial photographs 2006 - 2007. Bluesky. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110438 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 121; NEF01.
SDV356126Website: Unknown. 2014. With the British Army in Flanders. http://thebignote.com. Website.
SDV356253Website: Imperial War Museum. 2014. War Memorials Archive. www.ukniwm.org.uk. Website. 25632.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2014 12:55PM