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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Camden
Town
Hampstead Heath
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 May 1922
    Attended by: MAJ GEN SIR CHARLES V F TOWNSHEND KCB CB DSO MP
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 May 1922
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Willesden
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11067
Current location

JACK STRAWS CASTLE
Whitestone Pond
Hampstead Heath
Camden
Greater London
NW3
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 260 850
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN OBELISK ON SQUARE PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE. Wreath on obelisk
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hampstead War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CAMDEN COUNCIL
Reference
  • Camden New Journal 17 Nov. 1994; 15 Nov. 2012
  • The Times 6 April 1922, p.9 col. g; 5 May 1922 p.7 col.d
  • 'Hampstead 1000'
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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