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War Memorial Seat

A Grade II Listed Building in Washfield, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9279 / 50°55'40"N

Longitude: -3.5148 / 3°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 293637

OS Northings: 115361

OS Grid: SS936153

Mapcode National: GBR LG.PZ9G

Mapcode Global: FRA 36JN.8JB

Entry Name: War Memorial Seat

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96855

Location: Washfield, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Washfield

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Washfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 91 NW WASHFIELD WASHFIELD

9/210 War Memorial Seat

II

First World War Memorial in the form of a shelter with a seat inside. Circa 1918. Stone rubble with slate roof, hipped at ends. Shelter rectangular on plan and open-fronted with a central entrance between 2 chamfered timber posts on low stone rubble walls. The posts and sections of wall which return on the front elevation support on timber wallplate inscribed 'For God, For King, For Country. To Commemorate the Great War 1914-18'. Granite inscription tablet, the lettering very worn, set into wall on front at right. An unusual village war memorial set on a small green in front of the disused schoolhouse.


Listing NGR: SS9363715361


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, 8 December 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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