Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Banbridge
Town
Banbridge
County
Down
Country
Northern Ireland
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
WILLIAM BARRE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C1861
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43295
Current location
  • CHURCH SQUARE
    Church Square
    Banbridge
    Banbridge
    Down
    Northern Ireland

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
'FOUR SNARLING POLAR BEARS GINGERLY BACK UP DIAMETRICAL BUTTRESSES TO PROTECT AN ARCHED TEMPIETTO WITH ITS ARCHES CURVING OUTWARDS TO UPHOLD A TRUNCATED SPIRE.THIS IS WREATHED WITH ROPES, ANCHORS AND MILITARY CROSSES. ABOVE, THE CAPTAIN REPOSES ON HIS SWORD; BENEATH HIM, NICHES ENSHRINE INSCRIPTIONS AND TRIPLE-MASTED BOATS EMBEDDED IN THE ICE.' (WILLIAMS)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • BRITAIN'S MARITIME MEMORIALS & MEMENTOES by SAUNDERS, DAVID 136 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:PATRICK STEPHENS LIMITED 1996 SPARKFORD
  • A COMPANION GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURE IN IRELAND 1837-1921 by WILLIAMS, JEREMY 101 Source: Image Library Published:IRISH ACADEMIC PRESS LTD 1994 DUBLIN

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