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War Memorial in Churchyard of St Cuthbert Approximately 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2082 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -2.6498 / 2°38'59"W

OS Eastings: 354700

OS Northings: 145644

OS Grid: ST547456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42H3

Mapcode Global: VH89S.0WZN

Entry Name: War Memorial in Churchyard of St Cuthbert Approximately 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383114

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483532

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


WELLS

ST5445 ST CUTHBERT STREET
662-1/7/253 (North side)
War memorial in churchyard of St
Cuthbert, approx 10m S of SW corner
of Church

GV II

First World War memorial. c1920, amended after 1945. Doulting
stone ashlar. In a medieval style, with a 2-moulded-step
octagonal base, square plinth with base broaches, then almost
cuboid base having corner attached shafts, moulded base and
top frieze with florets in moulding, framing bronze panels
with the names of the war dead; square main shaft, with
incised design of sword point downwards on north face,
changing into octagonal with ogee crocketed gables over
shields with national emblems; at top an ornate tabernacle,
square on plan, with a bronze figure in an ogee niche to each
face, crocketed pyramidal roof.

Listing NGR: ST5470045645


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, 14 December 2016.

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

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