MEM22435 - War memorial cross, Christ Church, Parracombe (Building)

Summary

A granite wheel cross with a three-tiered octagonal base commemorates parishioners who died in World Wars One and Two and one casualty from Northern Ireland.

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A rough-hewn wheel cross, made of granite and with a crucifix carved on the centre of the cross head. The cross has a three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a tapering plinth. The inscription is on the top step and on the base of the front face of the shaft, and reads: 1971: [1 name] / 1939 / [3 names] / 1945 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN EVER LOVING / MEMORY OF THE / PARRACOMBE MEN WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 / [8 names] The cross is situated within Christ Church Churchyard. [1]

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  • <1> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. UKNIWM ref: 25674.

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Grid reference SS 6690 4484 (point)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

May 21 2019 12:23PM

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