War memorial (Venn)

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War memorial
War memorial

The warrior memorial stands in the district Venn in Mönchengladbach ( Nordrhein-Westfalen ), corner Beltinghovener street / Roermonder road.

The memorial was built in the 18th century. It was entered under No. B 172 on September 30, 2009 in the monuments list of the city of Mönchengladbach .


The war memorial is located in the area where Beltinghovener Straße joins Roermonder Straße, in the Beltinghoven district and consists of two crucifixes:

Baroque cross

The older cross is a small, simple cross carved from basalt lava and can be dated to the 18th century. The deepened visible surface is framed by a framing bar and carries a heart-shaped stylized flower vase that holds three flowers. A round bar is inserted in the angle between the horizontal crossbeam and the vertical cross stem .

Modern cross

The younger cross is much larger and measures three meters. It is also carved from basaltic lava. The slim cross trunk shows a fine overhaul. He carries a modern designed paw cross with the figure of the risen Christ . In front of this cross there is a boulder with the inscription "Commemorating our dead 1914–1918 1939–1945".

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Individual evidence

  1. Monuments list of the city of Mönchengladbach ( Memento of the original from October 7, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / pb.moenchengladbach.de

Coordinates: 51 ° 11 ′ 51.4 "  N , 6 ° 23 ′ 4.9"  E