Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
544342
Names
Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360
Coordinates
51.1850690° N, 1.8607640° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

Aerial view of Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360
Location map of Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360
Aerial view of Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360. Click image for a larger, interactive view.

Timeline

5 May 1995

Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360 designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Airmen's Cross at Junction of A344 and A360 is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1242829
Grade
II
Name
AIRMEN'S CROSS AT JUNCTION OF A344 AND A360
Location
AIRMEN'S CROSS AT JUNCTION OF A344 AND A360
Parish
Winterbourne Stoke
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 09827 42880

The following building shall be added:-

WINTERBOURNE STOKE

SU04SE Airmen's Cross, at junction of A344 and A360 1382-/4/10005 II

Memorial. 1912. Granite. Relief-carved cross set into wheel-head with very short shaft and stepped plinth. Inscription reads: "TO THE MEMORY OF CAPTAIN LORAINE AND STAFF-SERGEANT WILSON WHO WHILST FLYING ON DUTY MET WITH A FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR THIS SPOT ON JULY 5TH 1912". Loraine and Wilson were based at Larkhill with the newly-formed Royal Flying Corps; a very rare and historically significant memorial to two pioneer aviators.

Listing NGR: SU0982742880

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Bibliography

  1. “AIRMEN'S CROSS AT JUNCTION OF A344 AND A360.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1242829>