Shippon - WW1 Cross

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Reference WMO255144

Address:

St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard

Barrow Road

Shippon, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

OX13 6JQ

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)
About the memorial: Single-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth with heavily chamfered top corners forming an eight-sided top face. Rising from the plinth is an octagonal sectioned bolster supporting an octagonal sectioned shaft with integral cross. A carved wreath is draped over the top arm of the cross. Incised inscriptions and names heavily weathered.
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6 o'clock face : TO / THE MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / SHIPPON / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR FREEDOMS SAKE IN THE / GREAT WAR // 3 o'clock face : A D / 1914 1918 // 9 o'clock face : GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN / THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY / DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

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