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Memorial Cross to South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Heversham, Cumbria

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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

Entry Name: Memorial Cross to South of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76501

Location: Heversham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

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

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Listing Text

SD 48 SE
2/8
HEVERSHAM

Heversham

Memorial Cross to
South of Church of
St Peter (q.v.)

G.V.
II

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,
Kendal, 1930.


Listing NGR: SD4959983372


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, 3 February 2017.

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