Kingsthorpe

Our reference
14993
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator

Current location

Cock Hotel Junction,Harborough Road,Kingsthorpe,Northampton,Northamptonshire,England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 750 630
Denomination: Unknown

Description

CAST FIGURE OF ST GEORGE WEARING A CAPE AND HOLDING A LARGE SWORD ALOFT SURMOUNTS A STONE CENOTAPH. CENOTAPH HAS BRONZE PANELLING ON EACH OF FOUR SIDES WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. MEMORIAL SET IN FENCED-OFF GARDEN AREA.

Inscription

NAMES OF THE MEN/ OF KINGSTHORPE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names) LEST WE FORGET/ THESE MEN/ WERE/ FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 163
Served and returned: 0
Died: 163
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Component

Cenotaph
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Panelling
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

History

2002: statue replaced with assistance from WMT. 1990: statue was stolen.

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

War Memorials Trust WM121 http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=271

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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