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War Memorial Cross, Iveston Lane opposite Stonehaven Manor, Iveston (Iveston)

Right Side of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Right Side of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Front of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Front of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Right side close up of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Right side close up of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Left side close up of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Left side close up of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Front close-up of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Front close-up of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Long shot of front of Iveston War Memorial 2016
Long shot of front of Iveston War Memorial 2016

Grey granite encircled cross of Celtic type on a two tiered pedestal set within a stone kerbed enclosure, itself within a two-bar railed off area with nine short stone-built columns at corners and midpoints. Entrance to memorial area through short wrought iron gates between the two taller stone columns and low walls on the roadward side. Dedication is carried on the front face of the upper part of the pedestal: Erected by the / inhabitants of the village / to the eternal memory of / the men who gave their lives / for King and Country / during the Great War / 1914-1918. First World War names are on the sides of the upper pedestal. Lower pedestal dedicated to the Second World War. Memorial enclosure contains a large boulder known as St. Ives' Stone, from whom the village takes its name. Unveiled on Good Friday, 1920. (1-2)

Reference number:D49381
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: 1438711

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Local History of Iveston


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