Grantham

Submit a new image

Reference WMO267969

Address:

St Wulframs Churchyard

Church St

Grantham

NG31 6RR

England

Open large map
Edit memorial name, location & address
Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other cross
About the memorial: To provide and place a churchyard cross of stone with the figure of Christ crucified and other figures in the churchyard of the parish church of Grantham. That the said churchyard cross is to be about thirty feet in height and in accordance with the design of Sir Charles Nicholson FRIBA of 2, New Square, Lincolns Inn, London. The following inscription is to be placed on the base of the said churchyard cross namely: “In grateful memory of the Grantham men who sacrificed their lives in the Great War, 1914 – 1919. Whose names are inscribed on the walls within the church.” To provide and place nine stone tablets at the west end of the north aisle with the following inscription thereon namely: “1914 - 1919. Remember with thanksgiving the true and faithful who in those years of war went forth from this place of God and the Right. The names of those who returned not again are here inscribed to be honoured for evermore. R.I.P. (with the names of the fallen) Faculty Book 13, page 660, 11th August 1920 Cross with dedicatory tablets inside the church. Cross has a crocketed spire. The highest stage has four richly canopied niches facing the four cardinal points and they form the shrine for the sculpture. They are surmounted by pinnacles. Tablets inside the church consist of nine stone tablets separated by carved and moulded strips. Carved pilasters at either end. The whole is finished below with a moulded base and along the top is the inscription in gilded lettering on a blue background. Names are in red lettering Figures depicted on the cross are the blessed Virgin Mary and St John on the west side, St Wulfrum on the north side, St Michael on the east side and St George on the south. Cross shaft has 16 panelled faces. The church war memorial cross was unveiled by Sir George E. Welby, C.M.G., the ex Mayor. and the tablet dedicated by the Vicar (Rev Canon B. Hancock) Lincolnshire Echo, 29 November 1920, pg 4
Edit memorial details

Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.

Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.

If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.

The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.

You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.

Please be aware that a summary of your enquiry, without your contact details, will appear on this page once submitted. This ensures others are aware that an enquiry has been made and can read the response to avoid duplicate enquiries. Information provided by you to us will be used for the purpose of managing the grant enquiry, for further details please read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy .

As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required