Manton


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Reference WMO256853

Address:

St Mary's Chuchyard

Church Lane

Manton

Oakham

LE15 8SP

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
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Rough-hewn Cornish granite wheel-head cross with a tapering four-sided shaft; an inverted Sword of Sacrifice is carved in relief to the south-west face. The sword has a trefoil design to the pommel and ends of the cross-guard. The cross shaft rises from a tapering, four-sided plinth surmounting a single-step, square base. At the foot of the cross shaft, to the south-west face, is a small recessed panel A small metal plate has been affixed directly below the sword bearing the Second World War dedication
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TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (6 NAMES). 1939 - 1945/ (2 NAMES).

see Leicestershire WM link

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Grade II (England)

1454920

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