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Tottenham

WM reference
11781
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 17 June 1923
  • Dedicated : 17 June 1923
Current location

Small Memorial Garden
Junction Of Tottenham High Rd And Town Hall Approach Road
Tottenham
Haringey
Greater London
N15 4UR
England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 33703 89313
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Winged victory holding wreath on globe. Figure stands on pillar and three-stepped square base. Memorial set on paved area surrounded by chains. Wreath and bronze sword on front face of pillar above inscription.

Inscription

ERECTED/ BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF / TOTTENHAM / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY / OF HER SONS WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Pillar
Condition: Good
Measurements: height c1000mm
Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: height c5000mm
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 17 June 1923
Attended by: HRH PRINCESS LOUISE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 17 June 1923
Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Willesden

History

2015-2016 War Memorials Trust grant of £30,000- 1) Paint applied to the bronze structure was removed to guard against paint cracking leading to water ingress, the bronze was then repatinated and tretaed with a protective microcrystalline wax 2) The original hardstanding had been removed at some date and replaced with concrete which had been becpme uneven and damaged so was replaced with granite paving. 3) The fence chains hung between granite bollards had at some point been repainted with black paint. This was replaced with a lead-grey paint 4) Light cleaning of the memorial using hand cleaning with natural bristle-brushes and localised stem cleaning 5) Localised repointing with lime mortar to replace failed mortar; also lead lettering cleaned and a missing letter reinstated.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

War Memorials Trust Bulletin 71, November 2016, page 7

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