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War Memorial Set on Churchyard Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8196 / 51°49'10"N

Longitude: -0.4361 / 0°26'10"W

OS Eastings: 507888

OS Northings: 214592

OS Grid: TL078145

Mapcode National: GBR G5W.Y9M

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.DJ9H

Entry Name: War Memorial Set on Churchyard Wall

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157802

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Built-Up Area: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

FLAMSTEAD HIGH STREET
TL 0714
(South side)
9/26 War Memorial set on
- churchyard wall

GV II

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

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, 13 March 2017.

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

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