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War Memorial Cross, Cockfield (Cockfield)

Detail Of East Face 03/05/2015
Detail Of East Face 03/05/2015

Detail Of South Face 03/05/2015
Detail Of South Face 03/05/2015

Detail Of North Face 03/05/2015
Detail Of North Face 03/05/2015

Detail Of West Face 03/05/2015
Detail Of West Face 03/05/2015

Main Monument Looking South 03/05/2015
Main Monument Looking South 03/05/2015

Kemnay granite memorial cross on tapering octagonal shaft set on a square pedestal at the top of three steps. The whole is set within a stone walled enclosure, three courses of stone in the main around the edges but rising to seven courses in a staggered arrangement at each corner of the wall. Wall surmounted by iron chain link and broken by small iron gate in the roadside face. Dedication to men of the parish who gave their lives in the First World War is carried on front face of plinth with names listed on the other sides. WW2 dedication on riser of second step, front face, dates set in the corners. Initially unveiled 1922 with WW2 dedication unveiled 1948. (1-2)

Reference number:D48995
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: 1435733

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Local History of Cockfield


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