Grasmere War Memorial

  • Description

    "First World War memorial, designed by W G Collingwood and unveiled on 13 May 1921, with Second World War additions....Grasmere War Memorial was designed by Collingwood and it was influenced by the Gosforth Cross, an early C10 Anglo-Scandinavian cross at Gosforth in Cumbria (scheduled monument). Grasmere War Memorial was commissioned by Canon Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley, one of the founders of the National Trust and a friend of Collingwood. The short verse at the base of the memorial was by Rawnsley. The memorial was unveiled and dedicated by the Bishop of Carlisle on 13 May 1921. Following the Second World War, an inscription was added for those who lost their lives in that conflict...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 8 months ago
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