Sandringham Estate

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Reference WMO104321

Address:

Sandringham Estate Park

Sandringham

PE35 6EN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: War memorial is located near the Visitor Centre, It is passed as you walk from the car park to the entrance to the house grounds. It is set in open park land. Four-stepped base. Enclosed by wooden pillars and iron chains. Octagonal plinth with inscriptions on each face. Front face also shows the Royal Shield. Above is the shaft and cross. WWI names in calligraphic style. WWII names in plain Roman. Dedicatory inscription on fourth step. Limestone and carstone; cross with octagonal base. 4 octagonal steps of shell carstone capped with stone, octagonal block surmounted by low strawberry leaf parapet, the eight sides with blank arches, seven inscribed with names of Sandringham dead of 1914-18 war, the eighth with Royal arms in Portland stone and names of 1939-45 war dead. Tapering shaft above with cross having decorative rays and flames at end of arms. The top step records that the cross was "... erected by King George V and Queen Mary to honour the dead of the Officers and men of the Sandringham Company 5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment and those on the estate who fell in the Great War ...". c Historic England listing entry
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This cross was erected by King George V and Queen Mary to honour the memory of the Officers and men of the Sandringham Company 5th Battalion Norfolk Regiment and those of the Estate who fell in the Great War their name liveth for evermore

1914 - 1918 A Adams, P Allen, A E Batterbee, P F Batterbee, A E Beck M.C., A E A Beck M.C., F R Beck M.V.O., A R Beckett, R Beckett, F M Brustead, G A Bird, G W Bond, W J Bond, A Bridges, A Bridges, A E Bridges, F Bridges, L A Bridges, N G Broadwater, W Bunn, A Carter, S Carter, W Clarke. J A Cook, N Coomber, A Coveland, S G Coe, W Cross, N Daniels, G Dove, A E Eastwick, E Emmerson, A E Green, H E Grief, A E Grimes, T Grimes, W A Grimes, T A Hanslip, G H Hardy, F S Haylett, W J Haylett, G L Hooks, J G Hooks, E Howell, J Howell, E L Hudson, W J Humphrey, A Hunter, W Jordan, F R J Kerrison, A Larrington, F Lewis, W Mickleburgh, W W Mindham, R Mussett, G W Nebus, W R Nurse, J Olley, R J Oberman, F E Phillips, A Pilcher, R Pilcher, H Reed, R E Ringer, W A Ringer, E Rix, W Ridley, G H Seaman, J Smith, W Smith, A E Steel, A Twaite, M Walden, R Walker, W Walker, G H Williamson, P F Williamson. 1939 - 1945 A Barrett, K E Bessey, P Daw, A Howard, P Mayhew, J E Nurse, R V Pattingale, P Reynolds, R H Unwin.

Grade II (England)

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