WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF ST CUTHBERT APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1383114
Date first listed:
31-May-2000
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF ST CUTHBERT APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCH, ST CUTHBERT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN CHURCHYARD OF ST CUTHBERT APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCH, ST CUTHBERT STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Wells
National Grid Reference:
ST 54700 45644

Details

WELLS

ST5445 ST CUTHBERT STREET 662-1/7/253 (North side) War memorial in churchyard of St Cuthbert, approx 10m S of SW corner of Church

GV II

First World War memorial. c1920, amended after 1945. Doulting stone ashlar. In a medieval style, with a 2-moulded-step octagonal base, square plinth with base broaches, then almost cuboid base having corner attached shafts, moulded base and top frieze with florets in moulding, framing bronze panels with the names of the war dead; square main shaft, with incised design of sword point downwards on north face, changing into octagonal with ogee crocketed gables over shields with national emblems; at top an ornate tabernacle, square on plan, with a bronze figure in an ogee niche to each face, crocketed pyramidal roof.







Listing NGR: ST5470045645

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, 14 December 2016.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
483532
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 14/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/205142
War Memorials Register, accessed 14/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/1413

Legal

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

End of official listing

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