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War Memorial in St Marys Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Boxford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0283 / 52°1'41"N

Longitude: 0.8594 / 0°51'33"E

OS Eastings: 596255

OS Northings: 240509

OS Grid: TL962405

Mapcode National: GBR RK1.VF2

Mapcode Global: VHKFC.V85Z

Entry Name: War Memorial in St Marys Churchyard

Listing Date: 24 September 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491278

Location: Boxford, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Boxford

Built-Up Area: Boxford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Boxford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BOXFORD

966/0/10040 CHURCH STREET
24-SEP-03 (East side)
War Memorial in St. Mary's Churchyard

GV II
War memorial. 1919. Portland stone. Memorial is in the form of a churchyard cross and is approx. 3 metres high. Octagonal stepped base is surmounted by cruciform pedestal from which rises a moulded octagonal shaft base carved on one face with an infantryman in low relief. From this rises the octagonal shaft of the cross, a finely carved figure of Christ hanging from its arms which are also octagonal. The figure is protected by an unusual gablet canopy which has curving sides. Various inscription panels commemorate the Fallen in both World Wars.
This finely detailed memorial forms a group with the adjacent Church of St. Mary (q.v.)


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, 13 January 2017.

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

Description

BOXFORD

966/0/10040 CHURCH STREET
24-SEP-03 (East side)
War Memorial in St. Mary's Churchyard

GV II
War memorial. 1919. Portland stone. Memorial is in the form of a churchyard cross and is approx. 3 metres high. Octagonal stepped base is surmounted by cruciform pedestal from which rises a moulded octagonal shaft base carved on one face with an infantryman in low relief. From this rises the octagonal shaft of the cross, a finely carved figure of Christ hanging from its arms which are also octagonal. The figure is protected by an unusual gablet canopy which has curving sides. Various inscription panels commemorate the Fallen in both World Wars.
This finely detailed memorial forms a group with the adjacent Church of St. Mary (q.v.)


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, 13 January 2017.

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