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Description: War Memorial Set on Churchyard Wall
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157802
OS Grid Reference: TL0788814592
OS Grid Coordinates: 507888, 214592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8196, -0.4361
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FLAMSTEAD HIGH STREET
9/26 War Memorial set on
- churchyard wall
War memorial cross. Circa 1920. Smaller version of design of Cross of
Sacrifice by Sir Reginald Blomfield. Portland stone raised on a flint
and brick square pedestal abutted by the churchyard wall of similar
construction. A slender tapering stone cross about 2M high facing N with
a stone sword in relief on the front. Octagonal section upright and
cross arms with flattened domed octagonal finials. Cross has a square
base with concave swept transition to octagonal section. Hollow
chamfered square base with chamfered angles sits on a large inscribed
plinth-block with chamfered angles, and a square stone step on top of
the flint pedestal. Inscription on N side 'TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND/IN
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/THIS PARISH WHO MADE THE/SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE/
GREAT WAR/1914-1918/SO HE PASSED OVER AND ALL THE/TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR
HIM ON THE/OTHER SIDE'. Added inscription 1939-1945 at back.
Listing NGR: TL0788814592
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Source: English Heritage
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