Whitburn War Memorial

  • Description

    "....The memorial stands on the village green to the south of Front Street, in close proximity to a number of Grade II-listed buildings. It takes the form of a Classical obelisk, c4.5m tall, in Dalbeattie granite. The tall obelisk, square on plan, rises from a tapering plinth. The plinth base has a scotia moulding and stands on a single step. The admonition LEST/ WE/ FORGET is carved to the front face of the obelisk, with below a bronze wreath...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1442999
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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