MSO10316 - War Memorial, Winsford (Building)

Summary

A granite War Memorial in the shape of a Celtic cross. It commemorates those who served from Winsford during World Wars One and Two. It was originally unveiled in 1921.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A war memorial in the form of a granite Celtic style cross on the two-stepped base. The cross commemorates those who served in both World Wars and reads: IN / HONOUR OF THE / MEN OF WINSFORD / WHO SERVED FROM 1914 - 1919 / LEST WE FORGET / ALSO THE MEN AND / WOMEN WHO SERVED / 1939 - 1945. [1] The Winsford Archive has a photograph of the unveiling ceremony of Winsford war memorial in 1921, taken by Vowles. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. National Inventory ref: 1422.
  • <2> Archive: Winsford History Society. Various. Winsford Archive.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9059 3489 (2m by 2m)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18475

Record last edited

Sep 28 2016 10:40AM

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