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War Memorial, High Hesket


The war memorial in High Hesket is located in the churchyard of St Mary's Church, in a prominent position overlooking the former main road from Penrith to Carlisle. The memorial was unveiled on the 25th of July 1920 by Revd. J Leonard, Vicar of Raughton Head, and dedicated to 9 servicemen from the parish who lost their lives in the First World War. After the Second World War, a further 6 names were added to the memorial. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.
High Hesket Historic Buildings and Monuments in Hesket Civil Parish War Memorials
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War memorial, High Hesket

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War memorial, High Hesket

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War Memorial, St Mary's Church, High Hesket

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High Hesket War Memorial
- ".... The monument was intentionally placed in a conspicuous position adjacent to the churchyard gate, where it would not only act as a focal point of remembrance, but also as a ...

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Memorial: High and Low Hesket
- "...Cross surmounting a stone base and pedestal with a carved laurel wreath at the intersection of the cross and pedestal, and a carved sword at the very bottom of the ...

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List number: 1464082
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY4757844445

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