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Village War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchill, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9162 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: -1.5891 / 1°35'20"W

OS Eastings: 428358

OS Northings: 224268

OS Grid: SP283242

Mapcode National: GBR 5RL.T80

Mapcode Global: VHBZF.D3RB

Entry Name: Village War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253937

Location: Churchill, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Churchill

Built-Up Area: Churchill (West Oxfordshire) B

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Churchill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHURCHILL
SP2824-2924
16/47 Village War Memorial

GV II

War memorial. Probably c.1920. Limestone ashlar. Square plan on base of 3 steps.
Chamfered plinth with moulded string course to bottom and cornice to top;
circular corner shafts surmounted by ball finials. Steep pyramidal cap with ball
finial has gabled lucarnes with blind trefoils. Raised stone panels to each
side, north inscribed with the names of those killed in First World War, west
with the names of those killed in Second World War. Panels to south and east
have inscriptions "TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE/BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE" and "YOU
GAVE YOUR BEST/THEN LAID YOU WEARY DOWN/AND TOOK YOUR REST" respectively.
Included for group value.
[2489]


Listing NGR: SP2835824268


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, 11 January 2017.

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

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