WAR MEMORIAL INCLUDING POSTS AND CHAINS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1385314
Date first listed:
31-Aug-1988
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL INCLUDING POSTS AND CHAINS, ROCK PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL INCLUDING POSTS AND CHAINS, ROCK PARK

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Barnstaple
National Grid Reference:
SS 56138 32665

Details

BARNSTAPLE

SS5632 ROCK PARK 684-1/5/220 (North side) 31/08/88 War Memorial, including posts and chains

GV II

Memorial to the fallen of 1914-18 war. 1922. Granite. A square pedestal with moulded cap and base, standing on 3 steps. Above it is a tall cross with moulded base, the head and arms with moulded caps. Against the N side of the base of the cross lies a bronze wreath. On each of the N and S faces of the pedestal an inset bronze plaque with names of the men from Barnstaple who fell in the Great War 1914-18. Inset on the other 2 sides are similar plaques to those men of the borough who gave their lives 1939-45. Enclosing the memorial are 12 short, tapered granite posts with low pyramidal tops, these carrying heavy spiked chains. 2 chains are missing on the N side. (Lamplugh L: Barnstaple, Town on the Taw: Chichester: 1983-: 144).



Listing NGR: SS5613832665

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.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
485776
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lamplugh, L , Barnstaple, (1983), 144
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 08/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/121705
War Memorials Register, accessed 08/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/796

Legal

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

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Date: 09 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/13230/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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