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Cross of Sacrifice

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, Hounslow

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Latitude: 51.4836 / 51°29'1"N

Longitude: -0.2538 / 0°15'13"W

OS Eastings: 521349

OS Northings: 177521

OS Grid: TQ213775

Mapcode National: GBR 9N.6P4

Mapcode Global: VHGQX.KZ60

Plus Code: 9C3XFPMW+FF

Entry Name: Cross of Sacrifice

Listing Date: 20 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475471

Location: Hounslow, London, W4

County: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Chiswick Homefields

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Chiswick

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Chiswick Cemetery
787/20/10075 Cross of Sacrifice


First World War memorial. By Sir Reginald Blomfield. Portland stone. Octagonal rusticated base on which stands octagonal dressed stone plinth. Socket stone inscribed: This Cross-of-Sacrifice is one in design and intention with those which have been set up in France and Belgium and other places throughout the world where our dead of the Great War are laid to rest'. Octagonal Latin cross with attached bronze sword. Half-octagonal dwarf wall to north-east inscribed with the names of 22 casualties buried here.

Listing NGR: TQ2134977521

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 February 2017.

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

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