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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Eden
Town
Orton
County
Cumbria
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR GILBERT HODGSON (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Aug 1963
    Attended by: REV S C BULLEY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
531
Current location

on the path from the Village Square
All Saints Church
Orton
Eden
Cumbria
CA10 3RH
England

OS Grid Ref: NY 62191 08337
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wrought Iron Entrance Gates with plaque
Inscription
THESE GATES/ ARE THE GIFT OF THE/ ORTON EX-SERVICEMEN/ OF THE WAR 1914-1918/ AND PART OF A MEMORIAL / TO ALL THOSE OF THIS/ PARISH WHO FELL AND TO/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ IN THAT WAR.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 5mm, height 245mm, width 300mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Gates
    Measurements: height 5FT, width 7FT
    Materials: Wrought Iron
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public

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