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Latitude: 50.3449 / 50°20'41"N
Longitude: -4.8894 / 4°53'21"W
OS Eastings: 194519
OS Northings: 53437
OS Grid: SW945534
Mapcode National: GBR ZR.08ZM
Mapcode Global: FRA 08N4.10L
Entry Name: St Stephen Churchtown Cemetery War Memorial
Listing Date: 20 April 2012
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1407749
Location: St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Stephen-in-Brannel
Built-Up Area: St Stephen
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 Celtic Cross above a shaft with a Celtic knot design, on a square plinth, with recessed slate panels on all sides. One of the slate panels in the plinth bears the following inscription:
"TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF OUR BROTHERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919"
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 the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.
The war memorial stands in St Stephen Churchtown Cemetery. It was erected in 1921 and was funded through public subscription. The names of those from the parish who fell during the Great War are remembered on this monument.
St Stephen Churchtown 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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