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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Castle Ashby, Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38229
Current location

Opposite the Falcon Hotel.
High Street
Castle Ashby
Northampton
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN7 1LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 85986 59534
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The stone memorial is sited on a partially post and chain fenced, triangular grassed area at the northern end of the village. Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a square plinth with four inscription panels. Mounted above the plinth, stands a square based, octagonal column and chamfer-edged decorative cross.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : TO THE GLORY OF ENGLAND/ AND TO THOSE OF THIS PARISH/ WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS IN 1920 12 o'clock face : KILLED/ (NAMES)/ WOUNDED/ (NAMES) 3 & 9 o'clock faces : THESE ALSO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashby, H
Ashby, J
Ashby, W
Barcock, B J
Barcock, F G
Berrill, J H
Brown, E
Brown, F
Burns, B
Burns, G
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 35
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,manner of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth c 4000 mm, height c 6000 mm, width c 4000 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Castle Ashby 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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