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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Ramsden
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31633
Current location

Centre of road junction of High Street with Akeman Street,
Ramsden War Memorial
High Street
Ramsden
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX7 3AU
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 35671 15227
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rendered octagonal stone base transposing into a square upper cross-section, surmounted by a square-sectioned pedestal with columns at each corner supporting moulded stone arches. Rising from the pedestal is an octagonal-based short spire. A single wreath in relief, is located below each pedestal face arch. A single portrait orientated tablet with a moulded stone frame is attached to each pedestal face and incorporates incised inscriptions and names in black lettering. The whole memorial stands at the centre of a road junction.
Inscription
Face 1: IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN / IN THE GREAT WAR AD 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES) Other faces : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Buckingham, William
Bunting, Thomas
Davis, Frank
Dore, Fred
Green, Ernest W.
Holifield, Albert R.
Johnson, Harry
Millin, William
Newman, Augustine
Pantin, Harry
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Ramsden War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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