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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
North Devon
Town
Ilfracombe
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25596
Current location

Above the shelter at the road junction
base of steps to the garden
Garden of Remembrance
Between Church Rd And Church Hill
Ilfracombe
North Devon
Devon
EX34 8BZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 51489 47295
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of remembrance, with dedication to the First World War cast in relief on a nowy headed bronze plaque. This is displayed on the front face of the steps leading up to the garden, above an alcove entrance. The plaque incorporates a laurel wreath and banner scroll, top centre. The alcove is built in to the steps and a bench is within it.
Inscription
Plaque: 1914 1918/ GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Garden
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 320mm, width 1140mm
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2006: concrete railings and supports vandalised. Reinforced with steel and repointed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet 2 / 27 Sept 2006 North Devon Gazette Refers to vandalism
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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