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War Memorial, Ulverston


Ulverston War Memorial - click for image details and creditsThe cenotaph in Ulverson is located at the head of the Market Square by the junction of Market Street and Queen's Street. The memorial commemorates 175 local servicemen and Sister Tamar Watson, who lost their lives in the First World War. The memorial was designed by William. G. Collingwood. It was unveiled on the 11th of May 1921 and dedicated by the Bishop of Carlisle. Privates Richard Cross and Albert Jones, both of whom lost their right legs in the war, were also involved in the ceremony.[1] Later, the names of 59 local servicemen who died in the Second World War were added to the monument. In 2014, the memorial was cleaned and restored in the Centenary year of the First World War. The memorial is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

In Memory of those from Ulverson who gave their lives in the war
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Ulverston War Memorials Historic Buildings and Monuments in Ulverston W. G. Collingwood (1854 - 1932)
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War memorial, Market Street, Ulverston

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Ulverston War Memorial

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War Memorial, Ulverston

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WAR MEMORIAL - Ulverston - List Entry
- "War memorial. Unveiled 1921. Designed by Professor WG Collingwood. Sandstone ashlar, from Birchover quarries in Derbyshire. Square plan, on a stepped base and with thin diagonal buttresses. Above inscribed bronze ...

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ULVERSTON CENOTAPH
- "...Square plan on a two stepped base with thin diagonal buttresses. Above inscribed bronze plaques on each face are crockketed gables with blind tracery decoration. The cross head is carried ...

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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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Ulverston Fallen: World War 1
- "This site commemorates the Ulverston men and women who were killed in action in World War I or later died of their injuries....The project aimed to ensure that the ...

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List number: 1270224
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: SD2857278350

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