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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Rutland
Town
Uppingham
County
Leicestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR WILLIAM D GOUGH, MESSRS H H CLARKE, SIR JOHN NINIAN COMPER RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th July 1920
    Attended by: MAJ GEN LORD RANKSBOROUGH
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19th July 1920
    Attended by: VEN E M MOORE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14814
Current location

Corner of London Road & South View,
St. Peter & St. Paul's Churchyard
London Road
Uppingham
Rutland
Leicestershire
LE15 9TJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 86645 99544
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a four inset panelled square plinth with a bronze plaque set into each of the side faces. Raised inscription lettering. Upper half of plinth corners are heavily chamfered, transposing the plinth into an octagonal upper section. Continuing above the plinth is an octagonal moulded-edge capstone, upward four-scrolled intermediate pillar base with moulded weather shield, tapering octagonal sectioned pillar topped with a gothic medieval styled lantern cross. Reliquary in lantern form with four arched niches containing representations of St. George, St. Michael, mother & child & The Crucifixion.
Inscription
West plaque : IN MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / UPPINGHAM / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / .1914 - 1919. Other plaques : (42 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aris, Charles William
Arnsby, Cecil Catlin
Baines, John Jarvis
Barfield, Henry
Brewster, Frederick
Bunn, Alfred Charles
Chapman, B.
Chapman, Henry
Crick, G. G.
Dorman, Arthur
See details for all 42 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 830 mm, height 6860 mm, width 830 mm
    Materials: Stone - Clipsham
Listing information
  • 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
History
MARCH 1994: STONEWORK CLEANED BY GRADUATED WATER PRESSURE AND REPOINTED. 80% OF STAINING REMOVED. INSCRIPTIONS RECUT. GRADE II LISTED
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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