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War Memorial in Churchyard of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Bergh Apton, Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.548 / 52°32'52"N

Longitude: 1.4062 / 1°24'22"E

OS Eastings: 631041

OS Northings: 299912

OS Grid: TM310999

Mapcode National: GBR WJW.8C7

Mapcode Global: VHM62.B781

Plus Code: 9F43GCX4+5F

Entry Name: War Memorial in Churchyard of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 16 December 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 505424

Location: Bergh Apton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bergh Apton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bergh Apton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

BERGH APTON

1880/0/10010 War Memorial in churchyard of Church o
16-DEC-08 f St Peter and St Paul

GV II
MATERIALS: Stone

DESCRIPTION: Octagonal base surmounted by pedestal with plinth, tapered shaft and gabled cross. Inscriptions on the sides of the plinth and on the base. The north side reads 'IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ BERGH APTON/ WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE'. On the base of the north face it reads 'AND OF THOSE WHO FELL/1939-1945'.On the south side it reads 'THEY GAVE THEIR/ LIVES TO SERVE GOD/ THEIR KING AND/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN DEFENCE OF/ TRUTH LIBERTY/ AND JUSTICE'. The names of those remembered are on the east and west faces.

HISTORY: Unveiled on 28th May 1920.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION:
This war memorial is listed at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* It is an important reminder of the local impact of nationally and internationally significant events
* It is a good example of a relatively simple but architecturally distinct tribute to the fallen of two world wars
* It has group value with the adjoining church and churchyard monuments.

SOURCES:
UK National inventory of war memorials. Ref 22151

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is 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.

Reasons for Listing

This war memorial is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:

* It is an important reminder of the local impact of nationally and internationally significant events.
* It is a good example of a relatively simple but architecturally distinct tribute to the fallen of two world wars
* It has group value with the adjoining church and churchyard monuments.

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