monument aux morts de la guerre 1914-1918

Located at the main crossroads of the village, the monument is placed not far from the parish church. It stands next to another: that of Diana the Huntress. Surrounded by a cordon of greenery, you can reach the monument by a small door. In December 1920, the departmental commission judge that placing the Memorial beside the Diana the Huntress would be too much contrast and offers placed in the cemetery.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Memorial War 1914-1918

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Memorial War 1914-1918, Patrimoine classé ou inscrit dit 'monument aux morts de la guerre 1914-1918' à bussy lettree (marne 51320). bussy lettree, marne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 81627
  • item : monument aux morts de la guerre 1914-1918
  • Location of the building :
    • Champagne-Ardenne
    • Marne
    • Bussy-Lettrée
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 51099
  • Zip code of the municipality : 51320
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • monument
    • memorial
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : good condition

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
  • Investigation : 2001
  • Date taken into account : 2003/05/02

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • This construction is mainly composed of granite
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'masonry'
  • Representation : 4 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • Military Cross
    • shell
    • drag
    • stole
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other : 3 various other information are available
    • a palm of laurier is the front of the Obelisk while shells and a croix de guerre in bas-reliefs occupy one-third of the lower part. in the center of the monument
    • a shroud has been etched in the stone of the monument
    • While the latter is headed by a strand of cannon balls. property of the municipality
  • Author of the survey MH : Niess Alexandre
  • Mérimée reference : IA51000540

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Champagne-Ardenne - Service chargé de l'inventaire3, rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine 51037 Châlons-en-Champagne -

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