War Memorial, Coniston


The war memorial in Coniston is located in the churchyard of St. Andrew's Church. It was built to commemorate 21 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. The memorial was designed by the artist W. G. Collingwood and carved by his daughter Barbara Collingwood. The memorial was unveiled on the 14th of November 1920 by Corporal James Hewitson of Coniston, who had been awared the Victoria Cross. Later the memorial was further dedicated to 3 local men who lost their lives in the Second World War.

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Coniston War Memorial

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St Andrew, Coniston: war memorial

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Coniston War Memorial
- "....Coniston War Memorial was carved by [William Gershom] Collingwood's daughter Barbara at the family home at Lanehead, Coniston as recorded in his diary in 1920. Less is known of ...

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Barbara Collingwood (1887-1961)
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Barbara Collingwood (1887-1961)
- Barbara Collingwood (1887-1961) was a sculptor from the Lake District. Born at Cartmell Fell in 1887, she was the daughter of the artist William Gershom Collingwood (1854–1932) and Edith Mary 'Dorrie' ...
W. G. Collingwood (1854 - 1932)
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W. G. Collingwood (1854 - 1932)
- William Gershom Collingwood (1854 -1932) was an artist and author. For many years Colligwood worked closely with John Ruskin. In 1901, after Ruskin's death, Collingwood sculpted the ornate celtic style ...

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