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Monument: Sacred Heart of Jesus
War Memorial


{The cross rests on a 3-part stone plinth. At the top of the central panel:}
Of your charity pray for the souls of the men of this congregation who lost their lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1919.
{The three panels carry a total of 34 names. See Subjects Commemorated for the list.}
May they rest in peace, amen.

Site: Sacred Heart of Jesus (1 memorial)

N7, Eden Grove, Sacred Heart of Jesus

To the left of this church is a Victorian school building. High up on its wall is a large, flat, but sort of secret, Christian cross, created just by the use of darker bricks. It has a base which 'stands' on a double string course of the same dark bricks, meaning that it represents a cross standing in a church rather that the commoner, more generic, free-standing cross. Not sure why we found this so fascinating - high above the usual view-line a simple technique has been used to create a well-known symbol - perhaps just because we have not seen anything similar before.  The building, Claringbull Court, was converted into flats in 2008.  

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Sacred Heart of Jesus

Information Subjects commemorated