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A Grade II Listed Building in Powderham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6502 / 50°39'0"N

Longitude: -3.4553 / 3°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 297209

OS Northings: 84403

OS Grid: SX972844

Mapcode National: GBR P3.5VR9

Mapcode Global: FRA 37NC.1PP

Plus Code: 9C2RMG2V+3V

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 24 July 2007

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 503324

ID on this website: 101392089

Location: Powderham, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Powderham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Powderham St Clement, Bishop and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1519/0/10020 CHURCH ROAD
24-JUL-07 War Memorial

War memorial, post 1918.

MATERIALS: constructed of light grey granite.

DESCRIPTION: The memorial has a chamfered cross upon a tapering chamfered shaft, rising from an hexagonal collar on a square plinth set upon a stepped hexagonal base. The names of the fallen are recorded, in black relief lettering, on the base and step to the front (west side of the memorial). The memorial is set in an enclosure marked out by small granite bollards.

A granite plaque on the west face of the plinth bears the text:
`In grateful memory/ of those who gave their lives/ in the Great War 1914 -1919 / and especially of/ ( 9 names) /1935-49/ (4 names).

HISTORY: The war memorial was erected after 1918 and added to after 1945.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: War memorials are valued because of their continued relevance to society, acting both as a focal point for formal memorial services and providing a poignant reminder of the human cost of recent conflict. This example in Powderham is associated with other listed memorials and buildings and its composition although simple, is elegant and well handled.

SOURCES: http://www.roll-of-honour.com

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, 8 December 2016.

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