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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Colchester
Town
Langham
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Lost
WM Reference
22394
Previous locations
  • Langham Primary School
    School Road
    Langham
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO4 5PB
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TM 026 318
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brick arched gateway with triangular gable, metal gate and slate tablets. Slate tablets with names set into brick pillars on each side of gate. Dedicatory inscription on two tablets set into top centre of gable. See 63393 for moved memorial
Inscription
Above gateway: TO OUR/ GLORIOUS/ DEAD/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ THEIR NAME LIVETH Column, to left of gateway: ROLL/ OF/ HONOUR/ (Names) Column, to right of gateway: (Names)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Arnold, H J
Balfour, A S
Barrell, C
Beardwell, H
Brown, A J
Brown, F E
Dines, E
Goodridge, A
Green, E J
Greenall, P
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: width c1230mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Arch
    Measurements: height c4000mm, width c4000mm
    Materials: Brick, Concrete
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 2730mm
    Materials: Brick, Concrete
  • Tablet
    Measurements: width c790mm
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2006-2007: Memorial rebuilt due to subsidence. No original bricks could be salvaged due to concrete and rubble centre. Original gate remains. (Our ref. 63393) for information about new memorial.) 1994: Gateway closed due to evidence of subsidence.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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