Fenny Compton : WW1, WW2 Cross.


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Reference WMO226190

Address:

Memorial Road,

(opp. High St. junction)

Fenny Compton, Southam, Warks

CV47 2XU

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two-stepped octagonal base surmounted by an octagonal sectioned plinth, boss and a tapering octagonal sectioned Latin cross. Incised inscriptions, infilled with black paint, on sides of plinth and boss. Base steps are sloped down & outwards on upper faces.
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6 o'clock boss face : 1939 - 1945 ~~ 4.30 & 7.30 boss faces: (6 NAMES) ~~ 6 o'clock plinth face : SACRED/ TO OUR/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ WHO/ FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 ~~ 4.30 & 7.30 plinth faces: (12 NAMES) ~~ Across base of 4.30, 6 & 7.30 plinth faces : THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT WE MIGHT LIVE

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