Browse crosses

LocationUp the road, to the North of the village green and set back into a recess in a stone wall.

O/S Grid Ref:  SX/78524/81365       Longitude/Latitude (Degrees+/-):  -3.71852/50.61930

Map location:  Click here to view map.

Purpose:  War memorial in respect of World Wars I and II.

Size:  The memorial stone is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 metres) high by 4 feet 7 inches (1.40 metres) wide and 1 foot 10 inches (0.56 metres) deep.  The incised cross measures 20 inches (0.51 metres) high and 12 inches (0.30 metres) across the arms. 

Information:  This cross has been incised onto a block of granite, which forms the centrepiece of this village war memorial. The pedestal on which lustleigh_memorial_wide.jpg (102701 bytes) this boulder stands is semi-circular and sits at the top of a small flight of five steps, built up from the road to make it level. The pedestal is engraved:
1914 1919      1939 - 1945
                            LEST WE FORGET

The names of local servicemen who lost their lives, in both World Wars, are listed on four stones built into the rear retaining wall of the monument.