War Memorial, Hawkshead


The war memorial in Hawkshead is located by the churchyard of St Michael & All Angels Church. The memorial was built to commemorate 21 local servicemen who lost their lives in the First World War. It was designed by the artist W. G. Collingwood and carved by his daughter Barbara Collingwood. The memorial was unveiled by Colonel Cowper-Essen on the 11th of November 1920.[1] Later, the memorial was further dedicated to 3 local men who lost their lives in the Second World War.

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War Memorial in the churchyard, Hawkshead

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Celtic cross, Hawkshead

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Hawkshead War Memorial
- "....Hawkshead War Memorial commemorates 21 local men who died in the First World War, and it was unveiled by Colonel Cowper-Essen on 11 November 1920. In 1921 a recreation ground ...

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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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HAWKSHEAD - CROSS

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