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Latitude: 50.177 / 50°10'37"N
Longitude: -5.0551 / 5°3'18"W
OS Eastings: 181961
OS Northings: 35246
OS Grid: SW819352
Mapcode National: GBR ZG.2TKT
Mapcode Global: FRA 089K.8FM
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 10 April 2008
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1392526
English Heritage Legacy ID: 504813
Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR11
Civil Parish: Mylor
Built-Up Area: Mylor Bridge
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Mylor
Church of England Diocese: Truro
1045/0/10020 PENARROW ROAD
10-APR-08 Mylor Churchtown
War Memorial. Granite. A smooth tall granite wheel cross on a square plinth with rectangular granite panel resting against the front of the plinth. The war memorial is surrounded by low iron railings with roughly worked granite pillars to the four corners. The plinth commemorates the fallen of WWI and the inscription reads:
'IN MEMORY OF THE PARISHIONERS WHO/FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ROLL OF HONOUR/1939-/1945/(NAMES)/MYLOR PARISH/CIVILIANS/ KILLED BY/ENEMY ACTION/(NAMES)'
The inscription remembers eighteen men and includes their surname, rank and regiment. The panel to the base of the plinth commemorates twenty soldiers, and includes their surname, rank and regiment, and seven civilians, recording their surname and age at death, who died in WWII.
HISTORY: The war memorial was erected in 1920 and the date July 1920 is marked on the base.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
The Mylor War Memorial is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* An eloquent witness to the impact of tragic world events on this community
* The competent design and craftsmanship of this war memorial, with smooth worked granite wheel cross
* The setting of the war memorial which has good group value with the listed structures associated with St Mylor Church
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, 10 August 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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