Description: War Memorial, 10 Metres South East of Church House
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265101
OS Grid Reference: ST1405136657
OS Grid Coordinates: 314051, 136657
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1227, -3.2295
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ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP
16/58 War Memorial, 10 metres South
East of Church House
War Memorial. Circa 1920, reset circa 1970. Has stone ashlar about 5.5 metres high. Tuscan column on inscribed
plinth with 2 steps below. Capital surmounted by garland of Tudor roses carrying moulded shelf with tapering support
bearing crest coronet of alternating crosses pattees and fleur de lys filled with naturalistic roses. The plinth is
inscribed to the dead of the First World War on two sides, and to those of the Second World War, and Malayan Campaigns
on the other sides. The earlier lettering is of a higher quality than later additions. An elegant and dignified
memorial, standing apart from the usual Gothic and Celtic style First World War memorials and occupying an important
position in the centre cf the village. The memorial was originally erected in the War Memorial gardens to the West but
was re-erected on this site then when the buildings adjoining the Church House (qv) were demolished. An important
contribution to a good group of listed buildings and the village street scene.
Listing NGR: ST1405036659
Source: English Heritage
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