Brandon War Memorial - Brandon and Byshottles - List Entry

  • Description

    "...The memorial stands on the east side of Sawmills Lane. It comprises a tall stone obelisk, square on plan, standing on a slightly tapering plinth. That stands on a square, four-stepped, base. A small Latin cross is carved in low relief on the front face of the obelisk. The principal dedicatory inscription on the front face of the plinth reads IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ OUR HEROES WHO FELL/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 – 1918/ ALSO/ 1939 – 1945. The names of those who fell in the First World War are carved into the two side faces. To the rear is carved IN/ REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE FALLEN/ 1939 – 1945 WAR/ AND ALL OTHER/ CONFLICTS SINCE/ WE WILL/ REMEMBER THEM/ (4 NAMES)...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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