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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Hove
Town
Hove
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th February 1921
    Attended by: LORD LECONFIELD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16890
Current location

Grand Avenue
Hove
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 2LF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 29077 04629
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A bronze figure of St George holding a sword mounted onto a pillar, plinth and three-stepped base. The dedication is written in black lettering around the plinth.
Inscription
IN EVER GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF HOVE CITIZENS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ AND WORLD WAR THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth C 600MM, height C 4200MM, width C 600MM
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth C 300MM, height C 1200MM, width C 600MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth C 900MM, height C 1800MM, width C 900MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hove 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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