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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Birmingham
Town
Bournville
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25th July 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38691
Current location

Sycamore Rd
Bournville
Birmingham
West Midlands
B30 2BA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 04699 81518
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped octagonal abse surmounted by square plinth, tapering column and lantern-like tabernacle. Inscription on the sides of the plinth.
Inscription
SIDE ONE: REMEMBER/ 1914 - 1918 OTHER FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 18FT 6IN
    Materials: Stone - Weldon
Listing information
  • Bournville Memorial Cross
  • 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
History
2001; MANY OF THE NAMES ARE HARD TO READ AND ATTEMPTS ARE BEING MADE TO RE-INSCRIBE THEM
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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