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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Newark And Sherwood
Town
Southwell
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Cecil G Hare (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 30 April 2011
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: May 1948
    Attended by: PROVOST OF SOUTHWELL
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27438
Current location

On the east wall of the south transept
SOUTHWELL MINSTER
Southwell
Newark And Sherwood
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 70173 53786
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ELABORATE TRIPTYCH WITH PAINTED PANELS AT EACH END. DECORATIVE CARVING ABOVE. WW1 NAMES IN THE UPPER PANELS AND DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION ON THE LOWER PART FLANKED BY THE WW2 NAMES. PAINTED PANELS DEPICT ST NICHOLAS (LEFT) AND ST MARTIN (RIGHT). DECORATIVE CARVING ABOVE DEPICTS TWO SEATED ANGELS HOLDING A CROWN. IN THE CENTRE OF THE TRIPTYCH IS A CRUCIFIX. AT THE BASE IS CARVED THE BADGE OF THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS AND THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE SEE OF SOUTHWELL
Inscription
UPPER PART: (NAMES) BASE, CENTRE: REMEMBER BEFORE GOD/ THE MEN OF SOUTHWELL/ WHO DIED IN THE WARS/ 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945/ REST ETERNAL GRANT/ UNTO THEM O LORD BASE, LEFT AND RIGHT: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Leonard
Alvey, George
Arnold, Leslie
Astill, Percy
Barlow, Tom
Bates, Frederick
Becher, John
Becher, John H.
Beckett, Alan
Bell, Fred
See details for all 130 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 107
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 107
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: unknown
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Crucifix
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin with attached chapter house
  • Grade I
  • 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
History
2011: 18 additional names added, 17 for the First World War and 1 for the Second World War. 2010: Local groups in the process of updating the memorial with omitted names.
Costs

Site: c£900

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
SOUTHWELL CATHEDRAL COUNCIL

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