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The Memorial Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.93 / 50°55'48"N

Longitude: -2.1927 / 2°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 386551

OS Northings: 114528

OS Grid: ST865145

Mapcode National: GBR 1YG.QFB

Mapcode Global: FRA 669N.7KK

Plus Code: 9C2VWRJ4+2W

Entry Name: The Memorial Cross

Listing Date: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103224

Location: Iwerne Minster, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Iwerne Minster

Built-Up Area: Iwerne Minster

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Iwerne Minster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 8614


The Memorial Cross


War memorial, 1920 by Giles Gilbert Scott. Doulting stone with Hopton
stone dressings. Loosely follows the form of a medieval Dorset market
cross (e.g. that at Stalbridge). 2 steps to monument base which itself
consists of 2 steps. Plinth has polygonal corner shaft s with panelled
faces and bears inscription. Shaft of triangular section, the lower part
bearing shallow niches flanked by crocketted pinnacles. The western niche
contains a carved figure of a soldier supported on a carved corbel. Head
bears crocketted finials and contains niches with carved figures of the
Crucifixion, St George and Joan of Arc. (P Anderson Graham 'Iwerne Minster
before, during and after the Great War', privately printed, probably 1927).

Listing NGR: ST8655114528

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