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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Southampton
Town
Southampton
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21607
Current location

ROADSIDE
HOLY ROOD CHURCH (REDUNDANT)
High St
Southampton
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 421 113
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
CHURCH RUINS WITH DEDICATORY SLATE TABLET MOUNTED ON EXTERNAL WALL. INCISED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING. ANCHOR FEATURE IS MOUNTED IN GARDEN AT FRONT.
Inscription
Tablet, wall mounted: THE CHURCH OF HOLY ROOD ERECTED ON THIS / SITE IN 1320 WAS DAMAGED BY ENEMY ACTION / ON 30 NOVEMBER 1940. KNOWN FOR CENTURIES / AS THE CHURCH OF THE SAILORS THE RUINS / HAVE BEEN PRESERVED BY THE PEOPLE OF / SOUTHAMPTON AS A MEMORIAL AND GARDEN / OF REST DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO SERVED / IN THE MERCHANT-NAVY AND LOST THEIR / LIVES AT SEA
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 600MM, width 1720MM
    Materials: Slate
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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