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War Memorial Cross, All Saints Churchyard, Eastgate (Eastgate)

Oblique view of front of Eastgate War Memorial in churchyard May 2016
Oblique view of front of Eastgate War Memorial in churchyard May 2016

Oblique view of front of Eastgate War Memorial May 2016
Oblique view of front of Eastgate War Memorial May 2016

Large granite pedestal with rounded shoulders surmounted by small encircled cross, the whole standing on two steps. Located on the left hand side of the entrance driveway to the church. On the front of the pedestal is a fixed plain cross above a plaque containing names of "Our Fallen Heroes" from both World Wars. On the back of the pedestal is a carved scroll bearing the words "Those who served in the Great War" with a carved stone shield fixed beneath bearing the names of the First World War fallen in a single column. Unveiled in 1920. (1-2)

Reference number:D49206
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1434063



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