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Bratton Clovelly War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Bratton Clovelly, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7058 / 50°42'20"N

Longitude: -4.1766 / 4°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 246406

OS Northings: 91836

OS Grid: SX464918

Mapcode National: GBR NV.4T6Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 2746.W3Y

Entry Name: Bratton Clovelly War Memorial

Listing Date: 6 December 2016

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1437497

Location: Bratton Clovelly, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Bratton Clovelly

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bratton Clovelly St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Summary

A war memorial cross of 1920 date.

Description

A war memorial cross of 1920 date.

MATERIALS: of dressed granite.

DESCRIPTION: the war memorial is a wheel cross on a square base and tapering square plinth. The tapering square shaft is surmounted by a wheel cross. The front (northwest) face of the plinth has a recessed panel that reads: IN/ HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THEIR COUNTRY'S SERVICE/ IN THE WAR 1914 – 1918.

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, 17 February 2017.

History

The war memorial to members of Bratton Clovelly Parish who fell in the First World War was unveiled by Mr Kenyon Slaney on Sunday 30 May 1920.

Reasons for Listing

Bratton Clovelly War Memorial, Devon, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community, and the sacrifice it made in the conflicts of the C20;
* Architectural interest: a well-crafted cross design in dressed granite;
* Degree of survival: the structure is unaltered.

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