Great Coxwell War Memorial

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Reference WMO/277978


Holloway Road

Great Coxwell,

Great Coxwell




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other cross
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Unveiled on 31 October 1920 attended by: Col. W. H. Ames. Octagonal sectioned tapering foundation work supporting a two-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a two-stage, square sectioned plinth with two arched side faces on the upper plinth stage. Rising from the plinth is a moulded lower-edged, square-footed octagonal sectioned tapering shaft, moulded octagonal boss and a terminal-armed cross. Parts of the base section originate from an earlier Village cross. The whole memorial stands within a gravelled area partially surrounded by a tall fence and a recently planted hedge. The main material for the memorial is Lower Jurassic Hornton marlstone. The cross measures 7 ft in depth,15 ft in height and 7 ft in width.
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6 o'clock face : to the glory of God / and in honour of those / who fell in the Great War / 1914 - 1918 / (names) 12 o'clock face : 1939 - 1945 / (names)

Dyer, Walter J Edmonds, J W Edmonds, R J Hicks, R J Higgs, Tom C P King, Herbert C Pearce, Reginald Robey, Frank E Titcombe, Tom Wearn, J L

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