Strumpshaw


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Reference WMO256191

Address:

St Peter's Church

Norwich Road

Strumpshaw

Norwich

NR13 4NT

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 Granite
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A rock-faced Celtic wheel-head cross embellished with a relief carving of the Sword of Sacrifice on its principal north face. It stands on a trapezoidal plinth which is located on a single-step stone base. Following the Second World War a small granite tablet was placed at the foot of the memorial to commemorate the local men who died in that conflict.
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IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE/ FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR THEIR GOD AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 18/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE’. The Second World dedication is on a separate rectangular-shaped tablet at the foot of the plinth and reads ‘1939 – 45/ [NAMES]’.

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