Holy Island War Memorial - List Entry

  • Description

    "....The memorial comprises the war cross design by Sir Edwin Lutyens, a slender tapering cross c5m tall. The lozenge-sectioned shaft and short cross arms are linked to the base by stop chamfers and cyma moulding. The shaft rises from a three-stage base standing on a low, circular, step. The principal inscription, incised into the east face of the middle stage of the base reads TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914 – 1918. On the west face is carved TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1939 – 1945. The names of the fallen are carved below on the faces of the lower stage....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1042308
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years ago
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