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Purton War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Purton, Wiltshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489689

Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN5

County: Wiltshire

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

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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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