Shamley Green Cross

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Reference #252637

Address:

Christ Church

B2128 Church Hill

Shamley Green, Waverley, Surrey

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 Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A foliated Latin cross with tapering shaft, a square plinth on a three-stepped octagonal base. The lettering is incised Black on the plinth and the steps.
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The lettering is rather difficult to attribute, although perfectly easy to read. 6 o'clock Face: To the glory of God (top slope of plinth) // And/ to the honoured memory of/ those who died for England/ in the Great War/ 1914-1919 (face of plinth) // And in the Second/ World War/ 1939-1945 (top step) // Name (second step) 9 o'clock Face: Names (face of plinth) // 1939-1945 (top step) 12 o'clock Face: The number who joined up/ for the war from this village/ was 144 (face of plinth) // And in 1939-1945/ 135 (top step) 3 o'clock Face: Names (face of plinth). Other names are on the top & second steps,

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