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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradford Abbas, Dorset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105549

Location: Bradford Abbas, Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/10/2016

ST 5814-5914

CHURCH STREET (North side),
War Memorial


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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