Lydford Village War Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 38.794 W 004° 06.287
30U E 421891 N 5611105
Quick Description: A memorial cross on Western Dartmoor.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/9/2007 2:09:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM1NED
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 45

Long Description:
Lydford War Memorial commemorates those villagers who gave their lives in the first and second world wars. The Memorial stands at the cross roads in the village centre. A ceremony was held by the memorial during the 1920's when the memorial cross was erected. As you can see from the photo each year poppies are laid at the foot of the memorial in remembrance of those who lost their lives.
Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
War Memorial


Describe the location:
Centre of Lydford Village, Devon UK


Year of manufacture: 01/01/1920

Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

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