Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Cotswold
Town
Lower Swell
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS (Architect)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20995

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Current location

On small greeen at road junction
B4068
Lower Swell
Cotswold
Gloucestershire
GL54 1LG
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 17379 25530
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone urn surmounts square stone column. Plinth bears carved inscription. Whole set on three-stepped stone base.
Inscription
MCMXIV - MCMXIX/ MCMXXXIX - MXMXLV/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF NETHER SWELL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Chemberlayne, Rupert Ingles
Francis, John Richard
Hedges, George
Hookham, Robert
Knight, Charles
Lockey, Stanley
Robins, George
Wilkins, George
Williams, Fred
Williams, Lionel
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Lower Swell 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

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