Browse crosses

 
Location:  Lower slopes of Corndon Down, beside the road to Sherwell.

O/S Grid Ref:  SX/68326/73896          Longitude/Latitude (Degrees+/-):  -3.85996/50.54995

Map location:  Click here to view map.

Purpose:  Erected in memory of Lieut. Evelyn Cave-Penney, who was killed by a sniper in Palestine in the First World War.

Size:  4 feet 3 inches (1.30 metres) tall. 1 foot 10 inches (0.56 metres) across the arms.

Information:  This is a relatively modern cross mounted on a large, waist high boulder. The socket stone is named ‘The Belstone Bible'. The north face of the socket stone is inscribed:

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TO THE GLORY OF GOD

AND TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF
EVELYN ANTHONY CAVE PENNEY
LIEUT. Q.V.O. CORPS OF GUIDES
FELL IN PALESTINE WHILST
GALLANTLY COMMANDING HIS MEN
JUNE 8TH 1918 AGED 19
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LOOK UP AND LIFT UP YOUR HEADS
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