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THE MEMORIAL CROSS

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: THE MEMORIAL CROSS

List entry Number: 1110194

Location

THE MEMORIAL CROSS, HIGHER STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Iwerne Minster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103224

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 8614 IWERNE MINSTER HIGHER STREET

10/134 The Memorial Cross

GV II

War memorial, 1920 by Giles Gilbert Scott. Doulting stone with Hopton stone dressings. Loosely follows the form of a medieval Dorset market cross (eg. that at Stalbridge). 2 steps to monument base which itself consists of 2 steps. Plinth has polygonal corner shaft s with panelled faces and bears inscription. Shaft of triangular section, the lower part bearing shallow niches flanked by crocketted pinnacles. The western niche contains a carved figure of a soldier supported on a carved corbel. Head bears crocketted finials and contains niches with carved figures of the Crucifixion, St George and Joan of Arc. (P Anderson Graham 'Iwerne Minster before, during and after the Great War', privately printed, probably 1927).

Listing NGR: ST8655014528

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, 7 December 2016.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Anderson, G P , Iwerne Minster before during and after the Great War, (1927)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 07/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/97649
War Memorials Register, accessed 07/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/26536

National Grid Reference: ST 86550 14528

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