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HER Number:MDV99964
Name:World War I Memorial in St Werburgh's Church

Summary

Memorial tablet in memory of the men of the parish who fell in World War I.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 518 485
Map Sheet:SX54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEMBURY

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, 163; Figure 5.43c; WEM03 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

The First World War memorial tablet for Wembury is shaped as a box tomb.


Brine, M. E., 2013, War Memorials (Website). SDV351333.

Photograph of Wembury 1914 - 1918 War Memorial. Inscription: THIS TABLET IS ERECTED/BY THE PARISHONERS OF WEMBURY/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE MEN/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-18/(NAMES)/"WHO JEOPARDED THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH/IN THE HIGH PLACES OF THE FIELD" JUDGES 5. V 18.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351333Website: Brine, M. E.. 2013. War Memorials. http://www.devonheritage.org/WarMemorials.htm. Website.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110442 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 163; Figure 5.43c; WEM03.

Associated Monuments

MDV1735Part of: Wembury, St Werburgh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 30 2014 9:39AM