Brigham War Memorial - List Entry

  • Description

    "....Brigham War Memorial is located in the churchyard of the Church of St Bridget, south of the A66, north of Low Road, Brigham, Cumbria. It is prominently situated off the churchyard path near to the church entrance. It comprises a rustic, red Aberdeen granite cross on a short shaft, surmounting a large rough-hewn tapering plinth with a polished inscription face to the front, and a similar base block below. It is set within a five-sided red Aberdeen granite kerb area accessed by three steps. The plinth bears the inscriptions in incised and white-infilled lettering. The inscription reads IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF BRIGHAM PARISH/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 – 1918/ (NAMES)/ “GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS/ LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS”// 1939 – 1945/ (NAMES)...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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