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Latitude: 54.2435 / 54°14'36"N
Longitude: -2.7749 / 2°46'29"W
OS Eastings: 349599
OS Northings: 483372
OS Grid: SD495833
Mapcode National: GBR 9M2C.1K
Mapcode Global: WH838.BLWP
Plus Code: 9C6V66VG+C2
Entry Name: Memorial Cross to South of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 12 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086559
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76501
Location: Heversham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7
Civil Parish: Heversham
Built-Up Area: Heversham
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Heversham St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 48 SE
Memorial Cross to
South of Church of
St Peter (q.v.)
Memorial Cross. Erected 1920 in memory of those killed in 1st World War,
inscription for 2nd World War added later. Designed by J.F. Curwen.
Sandstone. In the form of a Celtic Cross, based on a reconstruction of the old
cross in the church porch at the time of survey. Inscribed on South face with
list of names and:
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE 1914-1919
followed by a further list of names for 1939-45 war. Inscription on North side
reads: (in part)
TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO AT THE
CALL OF KING AND COUNTRY LEFT ALL THAT
WAS DEAR TO THEM ... GIVING UP THEIR LIVES
THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM.
Further information and photograph of original Memorial Curwen; John F.
History of Heversham with MiInthorpe published by: Titus Wilson & Son,
Listing NGR: SD4959983372
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