Gedney Hill War Memorial. Lincolnshire

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Reference WMO260546

Address:

Holy Trinty Churchyard

Hillgate

Gedney Hill, Lincolnshire

PE12 0NN

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Calvary
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: To restore and complete the existing base and shaft of the former churchyard cross in the churchyard of the Parish Church of Gedney Hill by adding a new head representing a cross with the figure of Christ crucified and place a bronze plate on the stone at the foot of the shaft of the said cross bearing the names of the parishioners of Gedney Hill who lost their lives in the Great War. Such cross when completed to be about nineteen feet in height. Designed by Mr. William Bond of Grantham. Height of the cross was increased from15'10" to 18;62 by the addition of a calvary made from Clipsam stone. A cast bronze plaque was fixed to the base bearing inscriptions and names The Bishop of Grantham performed the unveil and dedication on Tuesday 28 April 1921.
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