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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Tendring
Town
Upper Dovercourt
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Maker
CUTTS OF COLCHESTER (Designer)
MESSRS SAUNDERS OF DOVERCOURT (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 22 January 1899
    Attended by: SIR WILLIAM GATEACRE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22716
Current location

All Saints Church
Main Road
Upper Dovercourt
Tendring
Essex
CO12 4HS
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 23844 31081
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lychgate with carved dedicatory inscription on the front main beam, above is a cross with a short dedication and the date of opening, and on the rear main member, Queen Victoria's Royal Coat of Arms.
Inscription
Cross, top front: A.D./ BLESSED ARE THE DEAD/ WHICH DIE IN THE LORD/ 1899 Front main beam: ERECTED BY HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA EMPRESS OF INDIA TO/ THE MEMORY OF BRITISH SOLDIERS BURIED IN THIS CHURCH YARD/ PARTICULARLY THOSE WHO DIED FROM DISEASE CONTRACTED DURING/ THE WALCHEREN 1809-1810 EXPEDITION
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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