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Latitude: 53.1088 / 53°6'31"N
Longitude: -0.4032 / 0°24'11"W
OS Eastings: 506991
OS Northings: 358037
OS Grid: TF069580
Mapcode National: GBR GQS.0WZ
Mapcode Global: WHGJT.S461
Entry Name: War Memorial in the Churchyard of Holy Cross Church
Listing Date: 15 June 2006
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391705
English Heritage Legacy ID: 494942
Location: Scopwick, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, LN4
District: North Kesteven
Civil Parish: Scopwick
Built-Up Area: Scopwick
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Scopwick Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
1894/0/10002 MAIN STREET
15-JUN-06 (North side)
War memorial in the churchyard of Holy
War memorial. Carved in marble, it consists of a decorated circular Celtic wheel cross on a tapering plinth and two steps. It is set in a small elevated flower bed. The face of the plinth facing Main Street is inscribed with "TO THE GLORY/AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN/OF SCOPWICK WHO FELL IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918/THEIR NAMES LIVETH EVERMORE" and the step below with "1939-1945/ROBERT P. BAUMBER"
History: It is not known exactly when this memorial was erected. It was originally dedicated to those men of the parish who died in the First World War and was then subsequently also dedicated to a single service man who died in the Second World War.
Summary of Importance: War memorials have a very strong historical and cultural significance on both a local and national scale. This is a good example of a war memorial dedicated initially to the dead of the First World War and subsequently also dedicated to the dead of the Second World War. It also has group value with the Church of the Holy Cross.
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, 23 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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