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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
Plus Code: 9C2RWFHP+43
Entry Name: War Memorial Seat
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96855
Location: Washfield, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
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
SS 91 NW WASHFIELD WASHFIELD
9/210 War Memorial Seat
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.
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