United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

PENSFORD

Our Ref: 29136

Address

A37
PENSFORD
AVON
England
 
Type:Cross
Other Location Details:

MAIN RD A37

OS Map Ref:ST 617 637

Inscription

1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918/IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY. "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
1039-1945. "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
CROSSStone   Good

Physical Description

WHEEL CROSS OF STONE SET ON TAPERING ROUGH-HEWN STONE SHAFT. SHAFT SURMOUNTS SQUARE-SET STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. TWO-STEPPED STONE BASE. WHOLE SURROUNDED BY LOW WALL.

CELTIC-STYLE CARVING ON HEAD OF CROSS.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:7
Served & Returned0
Died7
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? rank, regiment, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:7
Served & Returned0
Died7
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? rank, regiment, forename, decorations
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
War Memorials TrustWM1054http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=219