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Latitude: 51.5873 / 51°35'14"N
Longitude: -1.8709 / 1°52'15"W
OS Eastings: 409040
OS Northings: 187609
OS Grid: SU090876
Mapcode National: GBR 3SM.FTH
Mapcode Global: VHB3C.JC9K
Entry Name: Purton War Memorial
Listing Date: 14 May 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1352664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489689
Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN5
Civil Parish: Purton
Built-Up Area: Purton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Purton
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
Purton War Memorial
First World War memorial. Circa 1920. Limestone. Four-stage stepped polygonal base with inscribed square pedestal on top with broached corners, supporting a tall polygonal shaft surmounted by a Latin cross. The pedestal has a wreath carved in relief and the stepped base has a bronze wreath and the names of those killed in the Second World War.
A good example of a First World War memorial.
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, 16 December 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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