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War Memorial, Grasmere


Grasmere War Memorial is located in Recreation Park on the northern outskirts of Grasmere. The memorial is a Celtic cross in Westmorland green slate, designed by W.G. Collingwood. It was unveiled on the 13th of May 1921 and dedicated by the Bishop of Carlisle, commemorating the men of Grasmere who served in the First World War. A further dedication was added to the memoria after the Second World War. A plaque near the memorial records that a tree was planted here on the 19th of August 1995, to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Grasmere War Memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Grasmere Historic Buildings and Monuments in Lakes Civil Parish War Memorials W. G. Collingwood (1854 - 1932)
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Grasmere Cross
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Grassmere - WW2 Plaque
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Grasmere War Memorial
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GRASMERE -CROSS
- "....Cross with a wheel head of pre-Norman type, carved front, back and sides with runic knot work, T and T and key patterns from ancient Cumberland and Westmorland crosses. The ...

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