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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Benefield, North Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4854 / 52°29'7"N

Longitude: -0.5461 / 0°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 498826

OS Northings: 288491

OS Grid: SP988884

Mapcode National: GBR FXT.0RY

Mapcode Global: VHFNG.HS5K

Plus Code: 9C4XFFP3+5H

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 10 June 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489539

ID on this website: 101061357

Location: St Mary's Church, Lower Benefield, North Northamptonshire, PE8

County: North Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Benefield

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Benefield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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1742/0/10006 War Memorial, St Marys Churchyard


1st World War Memorial. c1920. Ashlar. Finely carved memorial in the form of a churchyard cross. A square plinth stands on 2 octagonal steps. The plinth is inscribed with the 14 names of the Fallen from the parish. Above rises an octagonal shaft with carved crucifix on top. An unusual feature is the group of Mother and Child to the rear of Christ.
This well-designed and finely carved War Memorial forms a group with the Church of St.Mary (qv).

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 January 2017.

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