Kittisford Cross

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Reference WMO253366

Address:

St Nicholas' Church

Kittisford

TA21 0SA

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:
  • Metal Lead
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: it is carved from granite and takes the form of a rough-hewn Latin cross set upon a three-stepped base. Carved into the front (W) face of the upper step is the inscription TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND / IN HONOURED MEMORY OF / THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. The middle step is inscribed 1914-1919. / (NAMES). There is a further inscription to the lower step which is weathered and reads (Imperial War Museum, see Sources) RIP / WE COMMIT THE KEEPING OF THEIR SOULS / TO HIM AS UNTO A FAITHFUL CREATOR / THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY THE RECTOR AND / PARISHIONERS OF KITTISFORD 1920. Listed Grade II, list entry number 1442070
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To the glory of God and in honoured memory of the men from this parish who fell in the Great War. 1914 - 1919. R.I.P. We commit the keeping of their souls to Him as unto a faithful Creator. This cross is erected by the rector and parishioners of Kittisford 1920.

Sidney Cartwright, Charles Stevens, Francis John Davey.

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Grade II (England)

1442070

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