Parish of Carham

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Reference WMO90962

Address:

Road junction north of hamlet,

East Learmouth

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Latin cross
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: First World War Memorial with Second World War additions. Constructed of granite and red sandstone with bronze decoration. The memorial takes the form of a 4m tall Latin cross with a bronze wreath in relief at the crossing. The slightly tapering cross shaft surmounts two sloping plinths placed on a stepped base. c Historic England listing entry
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The main inscription ON FRONT of plinth reads CARHAM PARISH/IN MEMORY OF THOSE/WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/'LET IT BE TOLD AT SPARTA THAT WE REMAIN AT OUR POSTS' Names of the 17 fallen are recorded on the right and left faces of the plinth. The inscription ON REAR of plinth reads 1939-1945/(NAMES).

Grade II (England)

1391867

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