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War Memorial Cross, Bishopton (Bishopton)

Cross of Celtic style on a tapering pedestal with three steps at the base. Carved of Cornish Granite the dedication to fallen soldiers from the First World War and WW2 is carried on the smoothed front face of the pedestal. Located on a triangular plot opposite the western wall of St. Peter's Church. Unveiled in 1923 (1-2)

Reference number:D48865
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1433639

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Local History of Bishopton

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