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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
St Albans
Town
Sandridge
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LOCAL CRAFTSMAN, Mr F W Phillips
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24-april1921
    Attended by: DEAN OF ST ALBANS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14649
Current location

AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE CHURCH
ST LEONARDS CHURCH
High St
Sandridge
St Albans
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 172 107
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRICK BASE AND WOODEN FRAMED LYCH GATE WITH TILED ROOF. BRONZE TABLETS TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT OF THE GATE. WOODEN BOARDS WITH NAMES ON ATTACHED TO THE ROOF
Inscription
LEFT SIDE OF GATE: TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / THIS LYCHGATE / WAS ERECTED/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN / OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / AND / KEEPS ALIVE ALSO / THE MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO FELL / IN THE WORLD WAR OF / 1939 - 1945 RIGHT SIDE OF THE GATE: IN MEMORIAM / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) / 1939 - 1945 / (NAMES) INSIDE LEFT OF GATE: THE NAMES ON THESE TABLETS ARE A RECORD / OF GRATITUDE TO THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO SERVED AND RETURNED FROM THE GREAT WAR. / 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) INSIDE RIGHT OF GATE: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addington, W
Archer, A
Archer, A
Archer, F
Archer, G
Arnold, H
Arnold, H
Arnold, J
Arnold, W
Arnold, W
See details for all 150 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 154
    Served and returned: 130
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height C 360MM, width C 80MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • LYCH GATE TO ST LEONARD'S CHURCH INCLUDING FLANKING WALLS
  • 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
Costs

Memorial: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
ST LEONARDS PARISH

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