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Holcot War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Holcot, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3195 / 52°19'10"N

Longitude: -0.8388 / 0°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 479242

OS Northings: 269681

OS Grid: SP792696

Mapcode National: GBR BVC.JQW

Mapcode Global: VHDRM.DYWQ

Entry Name: Holcot War Memorial

Listing Date: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360303

Location: Holcot, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Holcot

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Holcot St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP76NE
12/50

HOLCOT
BACK LANE
Holcot War Memorial

(Formerly listed as War Memorial)

II

The war memorial stands on a road junction near the centre of the village, where Back Lane branches off Moulton Road. It comprises a c. 4 m tall, medieval-style, Weldon stone cross with an elaborate foliate head. That stands on a squat two-stage octagonal shaft which rises from a square plinth on a stepped octagonal base of Derbyshire stone. Around this is a modern pebble surround with kerb (not included in listing). Slate panels are inset in the plinth. That to the front is inscribed THIS CROSS WAS GIVEN BY/ MRS E.L. DANIELS/ THE PATRON OF THIS LIVING. The rear face is inscribed TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 – 1919/. GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. The names of those who died in the war appear on the other two faces. The name of a villager who died in the Second World War was added on the front panel.

Sources; Northampton Mercury 20 February and 30 July 1920

Listing NGR: SP7924269681

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/05/2016


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 16 January 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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