Scole War Memorial Cross


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Reference WMO259613

Address:

Bungay Road, Junction with Norwich Road

Scole

IP21 4DZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Scole War Memorial is located by the roadside, on a wide verge on the north side of Bungay Road, near to the junction with Norwich Road, Scole, Norfolk. It comprises a 3.6m tall Latin cross with chamfered edges on a three-tiered octagonal base, also with chamfered edges. The tiers of the base bear the inscriptions in incised and blacked lettering. Scole War Memorial was unveiled on Sunday 23 January 1921, by Lord Playfair, CVO of Redgrave Park, and dedicated by the Rector of Brockdish, the Reverend Wilson W White. The memorial commemorates 13 local servicemen who fell in the First World War and seven men who fell in the Second World War. The site chosen for the memorial’s location was outside the Reading Room, opposite the Scole Inn. Listed Grade II, list entry number 1458811.
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IN GLORIOUS MEMORY OF// (NAMES)// WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.

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Grade II (England)

1458811

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