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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100381
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157802
Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, AL3
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
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
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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