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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapmanslade, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2293 / 51°13'45"N

Longitude: -2.2506 / 2°15'2"W

OS Eastings: 382595

OS Northings: 147823

OS Grid: ST825478

Mapcode National: GBR 1TQ.V32

Mapcode Global: VH97F.YC1F

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 18 October 2013

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1416479

Location: Chapmanslade, Wiltshire, BA13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Chapmanslade

Built-Up Area: Chapmanslade

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Corsley and Chadmanslade St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Summary

War memorial of 1920

Description

War memorial of 1920

MATERIAL: constructed of Doulting stone

DESCRIPTION: the memorial stands approximately 3.5m high. It has a base of two steps which is surmounted by a square plinth with a chamfered top. The tapering shaft has moulding towards the top, above which is a small wheel cross. On the south face of the plinth is a bronze plaque bearing the inscription in relief: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/. The names of the fifteen men are inscribed below.


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, 16 December 2016.

History

The Church of St Philip and St James was erected in 1866-7 on land given by the Marquis of Bath. The war memorial in the churchyard was unveiled on 12 September 1920 and commemorated the men from the village who died during the First World War. Sources indicate that the memorial was sculpted by a Mr Morgan.

Reasons for Listing

The war memorial in the churchyard of St Philip and St James is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the impact of tragic world events on this community;
* Architectural interest: a design of good architectural quality and craftsmanship;
* Group value: it has good visual group value with a number of listed buildings.

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