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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Eden
Town
Appleby
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3062
Current location

War Memorial Swimming Pool
Chapel Street
Appleby
Eden
Cumbria
CA16 6QR
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 68149 20553
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Swimming Pool with 3 bronze plaques inside main entrance
Inscription
External-APPLEBY WAR MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL Internal Top Plaque- THE NEW APPLEBY WAR MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL/OPENED BY/THE RT HON THE VISCOUNT WHITELAW KT CH MC/ON 30TH MARCH 1995/THE NEW POOL FACILITY WAS REALISED THROUGH/THE SIGNIFICANT EFFORTS OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY/OF APPLEBY AND SURROUNDING AREA IN A PARTNERSHIP/INITIATIVE WITH EDEN DISTRICT COUNCIL/SUPPORT WAS RECEIVED FROM/ EDEN DISTRICT COUNCIL THE LOCAL COMMUNITY OF/APPLEBY/AND DISTRICT FOUNDATION FOR SUPPORT AND THE ARTS APPLEBY TOWN COUNCIL RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION Internal Middle Plaque- THIS SWIMMING POOL/WAS BUILT BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/TO COMMEMORATE THOSE OF THE/BOROUGH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/IN THE 1939-1945 WAR Internal Bottom Plaque- THE ERECTION OF THIS BUILDING/WAS MADE POSSIBLE BY A GENEROUS/CONTRIBUTION MADE ON BEHALF OF THE/STAFF OF WAGGON REPAIRS LIMITED OF/BIRMINGHAM WHO WERE DOMICILED/IN APPLEBY AND DISTRICT DURING/THE WAR YEARS 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Swimming pool
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick.Concrete
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
1994: BUILDING WAS BEING RENOVATED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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