Wolvercote - Cross

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Reference WMO251061

Address:

St. Peter's Churchyard

Church Lane (path),

Off First Turn,

Wolvercote, Oxford

OX2 8AS

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Single-stepped square base incorporating a slightly bevelled top face, supporting a square sectioned lower plinth surmounted by an upper square sectioned tapering plinth, rectangular sectioned tapering shaft with integral wheel cross. Knotwork designs on front face of shaft and wheel cross. Pinned-lead lettering forms the inscription on front face of upper plinth with names on the other three upper faces.
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6 o'clock face : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF WOLVERCOTE / WHO NOBLY GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 /// 3, 9 and 12 o'clock faces : (53 NAMES)

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