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Latitude: 50.3676 / 50°22'3"N
Longitude: -4.865 / 4°51'54"W
OS Eastings: 196347
OS Northings: 55891
OS Grid: SW963558
Mapcode National: GBR ZS.8WY9
Mapcode Global: FRA 08P2.BH0
Entry Name: Nanpean Cemetery War Memorial
Listing Date: 23 April 2012
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1407730
Location: St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Stephen-in-Brannel
Built-Up Area: Nanpean
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Stephen-in-Brannel
Church of England Diocese: Truro
First World War memorial, erected in 1921.
The memorial is of granite stone construction, with a tall Celtic Cross on a square plinth, with recessed slate panels on all sides. The slate panel on south face of the plinth bears the following inscription:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/
The names of the Fallen are inscribed in the slate panels on all sides of the plinth.
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, 10 August 2017.
The war memorial stands in Nanpean Cemetery, adjacent to St George the Martyr Church. It was erected in 1921 and was funded through public subscription. The names of those from the parish who fell during the First World War are remembered on this monument.
Nanpean Cemetery war memorial is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as a permanent testament to the sacrifice made by this community in World War One, it is of strong historic and cultural significance both at a local and a national level
* Artistic interest: it is an elegantly detailed monument
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