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Memorial details

Memorial type
Avenue / Tree or grove
District
Sheffield
Town
Crookes
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Planted
    Date: 4th April 1919
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27827
Current location

Western Road and Gillott Street
Westways Primary School
Western Road
Crookes
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S10 1LD
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 33082 87835
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Roadside trees with dedicatory tablet set into school wall.
Inscription
Tablet: THE TREES IN WESTERN ROAD AND/ GILLOTT STREET WERE PLANTED IN GRATEFUL/ APPRECIATION OF THE PART TAKEN BY/ FORMER PUPILS OF THIS SCHOOL/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
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
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 330mm, width 740mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2017: Trees are at risk of felling as part of Sheffield's Streets Ahead project. 2006: Pavement of Western Road is suffering damage due to tree roots, making the pavement increasingly difficult to use. Matter raised at meeting with council officials. 2005: Concern over illegal fly posting on trees. 1996: General concern about the unsafe condition of all the city's trees. Highlighted in (Sheffield) Star 10 January 1996. Article specifically refers to Western Rd. School previously called Western Road Council School.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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