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Latitude: 50.9266 / 50°55'35"N
Longitude: -2.587 / 2°35'13"W
OS Eastings: 358838
OS Northings: 114286
OS Grid: ST588142
Mapcode National: GBR MR.PSH2
Mapcode Global: FRA 56GN.HXZ
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 2 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119368
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105549
Location: Bradford Abbas, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Bradford Abbas
Built-Up Area: Bradford Abbas
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/10/2016
CHURCH STREET (North side),
War Memorial, 1917. Ashlar stone sides with a steep stone slate roof,
with intersecting arched bracing. Stepped recess. Framed area within, has
pilasters, bases and carved capitals with wheatsheaves. Tympanum area has
carved sunset and clouds. Slate tablets with the names of the fallen, and
those who served. Capital letter inscription. "Greater love hath no man
than this. That a man lay down his life for his friends." Carved arms of
St George on the front walls.
(Eric Garrett, 'Bradford Abbas, The History of a Dorset Village' (1989))
Listing NGR: ST5883914287
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, 7 December 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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