09 March 2020
War Memorial Listed

plumtree war memorialThe War Memorial in the churchyard of St Mary's Plumtree was Grade II listed as a building of Special Architectural or Historic Interest on April 12, 2019.

Details of the listing can be found on the Historic England website.

Reasons for Designation

Plumtree War Memorial is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

  • Historic interest: it is an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community, and the sacrifice it made in the conflicts of the C20.
  • Architectural interest: it is a well-detailed war memorial in the form of a Celtic cross decorated with the sword of sacrifice.
  • Group value: it has group value with the Grade I listed Church of St Mary’s and the early C19 rectory and its gateway and wall, both listed at Grade II.

 

 

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