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Memorial details

Memorial type
Street shrine
District
St Albans
Town
St Albans
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of St Albans
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14708
Current location

On the wall of Number 52
Holywell Hill
St Albans
St Albans
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 14645 06953
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Street shrine. Stone tablet with incised lettering, surmounted by broken triangular pediment which is inset with a Crucifix. Originally had flower troughs below.
Inscription
1914 FOR 1918 / REMEMBRANCE / HOLYWELL HILL / (Names) / DAY'S YARD / (Names) / PROSPECT ROAD / (Names) / R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, Herbert
Bell, Walter
Belshaw, William
Cunningham, Harold
Hobbs, Stanley
Kent, Harold
Kent, Lionel
Newman, Rowland
Phipps, Leckonby
Savage, Albert
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,address
    Order of information: address,surname
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 900MM, width 450MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • No name for this Entry
  • 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
ST ALBANS CITY COUNCIL
Reference
  • THE STREET MEMORIALS OF ST ALBANS ABBEY PARISH by GOODMAN, ALICE 24-7;43-4 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ST ALBANS & HERTFORDSHIRE ARCHITECTURAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOC 1987 HERTFORD

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