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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Redbridge
Town
Woodford Green
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 May 1921
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF YORK KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17974
Current location

WITHIN QUADRANGLE.
BANCROFTS SCHOOL
Woodford High St
Woodford Green
Redbridge
Greater London
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 400 910
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CLOSED LANTERN CROSS OF STONE WITH FOLIATED DECORATION ON PINACLE SURMOUNTS OCTAGONAL PILLAR.STONE PILLAR SURMOUNTS OCTANGONAL STONE PLINTH ON WHICH INSCRIPTION IS ETCHED. PLINTH SURMOUNTS THREE-STEPPED OCTAGONAL STONE BASE. STONE CROSS IN RELIEF ON SHAFT OF PILLAR. FOLIATED DESIGN IN RELIEF AROUND TOP OF OCTANGONAL PLINTH.
Inscription
THIS CROSS/ IS ERECTED THAT/ ALL THOSE WHO ENTER/ THIS SCHOOL MAY/ REMEMBER THE/ SELF-SACRIFICE OF/ THOSE BANCROFTIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ AND WHOSE NAMES / ARE RECORDED IN/ THE SOUTH CLOISTER .../ THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ WHOSE NAMES ARE/ RECORDED ON THE/ MEMORIAL GATES/ AND ALL OTHER/ BANCROFTONIANS WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE NATION/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Times 30 may 1921 p.13b
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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