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War Memorial Including Posts and Chains

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0752 / 51°4'30"N

Longitude: -4.0549 / 4°3'17"W

OS Eastings: 256138

OS Northings: 132665

OS Grid: SS561326

Mapcode National: GBR KR.DDLF

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.VF1

Entry Name: War Memorial Including Posts and Chains

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485776

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BARNSTAPLE

SS5632 ROCK PARK
684-1/5/220 (North side)
31/08/88 War Memorial, including posts and
chains

GV II

Memorial to the fallen of 1914-18 war. 1922. Granite. A square
pedestal with moulded cap and base, standing on 3 steps. Above
it is a tall cross with moulded base, the head and arms with
moulded caps. Against the N side of the base of the cross lies
a bronze wreath. On each of the N and S faces of the pedestal
an inset bronze plaque with names of the men from Barnstaple
who fell in the Great War 1914-18. Inset on the other 2 sides
are similar plaques to those men of the borough who gave their
lives 1939-45. Enclosing the memorial are 12 short, tapered
granite posts with low pyramidal tops, these carrying heavy
spiked chains. 2 chains are missing on the N side.
(Lamplugh L: Barnstaple, Town on the Taw: Chichester: 1983-:
144).

Listing NGR: SS5613832665


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