Burrow Mump

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Burrow Mump Hill



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Outside - hilltop/field/countryside
Description: Land
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Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Burrow Mump, a hill, was given to the National Trust by Major A G Barrett in memory of men and women of Somerset who died in the Second World War. A plaque on the south tower of the ruined Church of St Michael says: BURROW MUMP This hill was given to the National Trust By Alexander Gould Barrett THAT THE MEN & WOMEN OF SOMERSET WHO DIED SERVING THEIR COUNTRY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR MAY BE REMEMBERED HERE IN TIME TO COME Sumorsæte ealle 1939 1945
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A plaque on the hill reads: Burrow Mump / This hill was given to the National Trust/ by Alexander Gould Barrett/ that the men & women of Somerset/ who died serving their country/ in the Second World War may be/ remembered here/ in time to come/ 1939-1945/ Sumorsaete Ealle [Somerset’s motto meaning ‘All the people of Somerset’]

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