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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Northampton
Town
Kingsthorpe
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Olive Wooton, Alfred Turner ARA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14993
Current location

Cock Hotel Junction
Harborough Road
Kingsthorpe
Northampton
Northamptonshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 750 630
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CAST FIGURE OF ST GEORGE WEARING A CAPE AND HOLDING A LARGE SWORD ALOFT SURMOUNTS A STONE CENOTAPH. CENOTAPH HAS BRONZE PANELLING ON EACH OF FOUR SIDES WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. MEMORIAL SET IN FENCED-OFF GARDEN AREA.
Inscription
NAMES OF THE MEN/ OF KINGSTHORPE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names) LEST WE FORGET/ THESE MEN/ WERE/ FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 163
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 163
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Kingsthorpe 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
2002: statue replaced with assistance from WMT. 1990: statue was stolen.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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