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Latitude: 50.9301 / 50°55'48"N
Longitude: -2.1927 / 2°11'33"W
OS Eastings: 386550
OS Northings: 114528
OS Grid: ST865145
Mapcode National: GBR 1YG.QFB
Mapcode Global: FRA 669N.7KK
Entry Name: The Memorial Cross
Listing Date: 24 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110194
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103224
Location: Iwerne Minster, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Iwerne Minster
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Iwerne Minster St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 8614 IWERNE MINSTER HIGHER STREET
10/134 The Memorial Cross
War memorial, 1920 by Giles Gilbert Scott. Doulting stone with Hopton
stone dressings. Loosely follows the form of a medieval Dorset market
cross (eg. that at Stalbridge). 2 steps to monument base which itself
consists of 2 steps. Plinth has polygonal corner shaft s with panelled
faces and bears inscription. Shaft of triangular section, the lower part
bearing shallow niches flanked by crocketted pinnacles. The western niche
contains a carved figure of a soldier supported on a carved corbel. Head
bears crocketted finials and contains niches with carved figures of the
Crucifixion, St George and Joan of Arc. (P Anderson Graham 'Iwerne Minster
before, during and after the Great War', privately printed, probably 1927).
Listing NGR: ST8655014528
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, 7 December 2016.
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