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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Congleton
Town
Sandbach
County
Cheshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Darcy Braddell FSA, FRIBA (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13082

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Current location

SANDBACH CEMETERY
BRUNNER MOND AND CO WORKS
The Hill
Sandbach
Congleton
Cheshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 763 605
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • BRUNNER MOND & CO LTD
    Sandbach
    Congleton
    Cheshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
SIMPLE MEMORIAL RESEMBLING A CENOTAPH WITH NOWY-HEADED AND PEDIMENTED PLAQUE ON FRONT FACE. ON TWO STEPPED BASE ADORNED WITH ADDITIONAL BRONZE PLAQUE WREATH AND TORCHES ABOVE INSCRIPTION, CURLICUES BELOW
Inscription
TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THESE WORKS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES) ON ADDITIONAL BRONZE: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ORIGINALLY/ ERECTED AT THE SANDBACH WORKS OF/ BRUNNER MOND & CO. LIMITED/ AND WAS REMOVED TO THIS SITE/ IN 1934 OWING TO THE CLOSING DOWN/ OF THOSE WORKS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, Percy
Boulton, Joseph
Dixon, William
Hancock, William
Leese, Harry
Leese, Herbert
Oakes, Abraham
Trueman, Daniel
Wakefield, George
Wakefield, Joseph
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 1M, height 5M, width 3M
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 1000MM, height 5000MM, width 3000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Brunner Mond Sandbach Works 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
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
BOROUGH COUNCIL

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