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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Corby
Town
Weldon
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15103

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Current location

Bridge St
junction with High St
& Oundle Rd.
Bridge Street
Weldon
Corby
Northamptonshire
NN17 3HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 92753 89540
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Octagonal three-stepped stone base surmounted by a slightly tapering square plinth & tapering square sectioned obelisk. Raised inscription lettering on metal plaques on sides of plinth & a further four inscription plaques around obelisk base pad. The whole memorial is surrounded by a post & chain fence with a small garden-bordered area.
Inscription
TO THE/ MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF WELDON/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR OF/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Weldon War Memorial, Northamptonshire
  • 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

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