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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Woodspring
Town
Banwell
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12908
Current location

ADJACENT TO FOOTPATH ON NORTH SIDE OF WEST STREET
West St
Banwell
Woodspring
Avon
BS24
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 398 591
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
TWO STONE STEPS SURMOUNTED BY A STONE MEMORIAL WALL DIVIDED INTO THREE INSCRIPTION PANELS SEPARATED BY COLUMNS. NAMES TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT WITH INSCRIPTION WORDING IN THE CENTRE PANEL. LARGE PEDIMENT ACROSS ALL THREE PANELS HAS ANCHOR CARVED IN RELIEF ON LEFTHAND SIDE, WREATH WITH SHIELD BEARING DATES IN THE CENTRE AND ARTILLERY CANNON WITH AEROPLANE ABOVE ON THE RIGHTHAND SIDE.
Inscription
LEFTHAND SIDE: 1914-1918/ (NAMES) CENTRE: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ IN/ HONOUR AND/ GRATEFUL/ MEMORY RIGHTHAND SIDE: 1939-1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkin, F
Castle, T T
Caunter, R L L
Clark, R W
Cox, H C
Gane, H J
Guy, L
Hayes, P
Hewett, W I
Hewlett, O J
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 770MM, height 2570MM, width 2835MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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