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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1198275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253937
Location: Churchill, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
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
16/47 Village War Memorial
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.
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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