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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Woodspring
Town
Barrow Gurney
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29849
Current location

BARROW ST AND A38
A38
Barrow Gurney
Woodspring
Avon
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 537 677
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WAYSIDE WALL SHRINE WITH ARCHED RECESSED PANEL AND PEAKED ROOF SURMOUNTED BY LATIN CROSS. ARCH SHAPED TABLET SET INTO CENTRE WITH INSCRIPTION CARVED ON IT. DECORATIVE OUTER ARCH CULMINATES IN CARVED FACES AT EITHER END. STONE TROUGH UNDER TABLET ORIGINALLY A HORSE TROUGH, NOW PLANTED WITH FLOWERS.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE COMMITTEE OF THE BARROW, DUNDRY/ AND WINFORD SOLDIERS COMFORT FUND/ PRO PATRIA/ IN/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN FROM THE VILLAGES OF/ BARROW GURNEY,/ DUNDRY AND WINFORD/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (Names) /THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/AND THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, C
Ball, T
Bastin, B
Batts, R
Beames, C
Blackmore, S
Blinman, C
Brown, H
Butt, C H
Chard, A
See details for all 56 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: depth 390MM, height 3250MM, width 2500MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Trough
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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