MEMORIAL: Ambleside Cross

  • Description

    "....A slate memorial comprising a botonne cross, with a rose carved in a coiled roundel at the crossing, mounted on a tapered octagonal shaft, which is set into a roofed cloister bearing an heraldic device on a shield within Gothic arches in the eight spaces. Beneath is the main plinth carrying the WW1 dedication and names, which are inscribed on alternate panels, with an angel bearing a wreath stood on separate pillars, linked to the plinth by flying buttresses, in the four corners between the name plaques. The whole is mounted on a single base, which is in turn mounted on a step, which carries the WW2 dedication beneath that for WW1, with plaques carrying the WW2 names set below those carrying the WW1 names. An additional panel carries the name of a 1981 casualty from Belize...."
  • Owner

    War Memorials Register
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 7 months ago
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