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WAR MEMORIAL SEAT

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 SEAT

List entry Number: 1306139

Location

WAR MEMORIAL SEAT

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Washfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96855

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 91 NW WASHFIELD WASHFIELD

9/210 War Memorial Seat

II

First World War Memorial in the form of a shelter with a seat inside. Circa 1918. Stone rubble with slate roof, hipped at ends. Shelter rectangular on plan and open-fronted with a central entrance between 2 chamfered timber posts on low stone rubble walls. The posts and sections of wall which return on the front elevation support on timber wallplate inscribed 'For God, For King, For Country. To Commemorate the Great War 1914-18'. Granite inscription tablet, the lettering very worn, set into wall on front at right. An unusual village war memorial set on a small green in front of the disused schoolhouse.

Listing NGR: SS9363715361

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

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 08/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/98759
War Memorials Register, accessed 08/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/25390

National Grid Reference: SS 93637 15361

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