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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Craven
Town
Giggleswick
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: C 28th June 1926
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR ALEXANDER J GODLEY KCB KCMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 28th June 1926
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Burnley
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47337
Current location

Giggleswick School Library
Craven Bank Lane
Giggleswick
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD24 0DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 80859 64043
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SCHOOL LIBRARY WITH DEDICATORY TABLET PLACED OVER THE ENTRANCE. INSIDE THE LIBRARY ARE TWO CARVED BENCHES FLANKING THE FIREPLACE. A LION RAMPANT HOLDING A PENNON IS CARVED AT THE ENDS OF THE BENCHES NEAREST THE FIREPLACE AND THE WW1 NAMES ARE CARVED ON THE PENNONS. WW2 NAMES HAVE BEEN CARVED ONTO THE TOP OF THE BENCHES
Inscription
TABLET: THIS LIBRARY WAS BUILT/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ BOYS FROM THE SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 (GREEK INSCRIPTION) 1918 PENNON, LEFT SIDE: IN MEMORIAM (WW1 NAMES) PENNON, RIGHT SIDE: (WW2 NAMES) SEAT TOPS: (WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adlam, L E
Ainger, H C
Ainley, H W E
Ainsworth, G
Allen, I L S
Appleyard, J E
Armstrong, F M
Ashworth, E R
Atkinson, W R
Atkinson-jowett, L
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: THE LIBRARY HAS NOW BEEN MOVED INTO LARGER PREMISES IN THE MAIN BLOCK. THE MEMORIAL LIBRARY IS NOW USED AS CLASSROOMS.
Costs

Site: £1200
Memorial: £8000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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