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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Mylor Bridge, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 504813

Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

MYLOR

1045/0/10020 PENARROW ROAD
10-APR-08 Mylor Churchtown
War Memorial

GV II
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.

SOURCES: http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.26273/fromUkniwmSearch/1

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
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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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