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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Stanway
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Eric Gill ARA, SIR PHILIP SCOTT, ALEXANDER FISHER
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20854
Current location

ROADSIDE
B4077
Stanway
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 061 322
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIGURE OF ST GEORGE SPEARING A DRAGON, WHICH IS WOUND AROUND A SQUAT STONE PILLAR. SQUARE PLINTH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTION. ON FOUR STEPPED BASE
Inscription
MEN OF STANWAY/ 1914 - 1918/ FOR A TOMB/ THEY HAVE AN ALTAR/ FOR LAMENTATIONS/ MEMORY/ FOR PITY/ PRAISE/ (NAMES)/ FOR YOUR/ TO-MORROW/ WE GAVE/ OUR TO-DAY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Cotswold
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Stanway 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
Sandstone plinth is weathered in some areas and lettering difficult to read.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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