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WAR MEMORIAL ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST. PETER

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WAR MEMORIAL ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST. PETER

List entry Number: 1107990

Location

WAR MEMORIAL ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST. PETER, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stoke Fleming

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1991

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99939

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

STOKE FLEMING CHURCH ROAD SX84NE STOKE FLEMING 6/154 War memorial about 20 metres North of Church of St.Peter

GV II

Cross re-erected as First World War memorial. Probably C15 cross, re- erected in 1920. Tall granite monolith about 2 metres high with octagonal tapered shaft with pyramid stops at the base and the short octagonal arms have an arris moulding; one of the arms has been replaced. It is set on a stepped granite base with lead lettering naming those who died in the First and Second World Wars. The cross, which was probably a wayside cross was formerly used as a gate- post before it was set up as a memorial. It is said to bear the marks of bomb damage from an air-raid of December 17th 1942. Sources Kelly's Directory 1939 and the church guide.

Listing NGR: SX8618948338



This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 8 December 2016.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Church of St Peter Stoke Fleming Church Guide
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1939)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 08/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/98410
War Memorials Register, accessed 08/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/25748

National Grid Reference: SX 86189 48338

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