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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Cunninghame
Town
Stevenston
County
Strathclyde
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Hugh Thomson and Sons (Architect)
Messrs J and M McLellan (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 Sept 1930
    Attended by: LT GEN SIR A HUNTER WESTON KCB DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53560
Current location

Burgh Chambers (Formerly called the War Memorial Institute)
Corner of Moorpark Road West and New Street.
Stevenston
Cunninghame
Strathclyde
KA20 3HH
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 26770 41532
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Red sandstone building with white marble shrine to left of front door. Shrine has bronze sword and wreath set in alcove, and two black columns on either side of alcove. There is an imperial state crown carved above the inscription.
Inscription
Name Tablet on front elevation of building- WAR MEMORIAL/INSTITUTE IN/ EVER GRATEFUL/ AND LOVING REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE STEVENSTON MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1919/ (names) At the base of the shrine-THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/1939-1945/[names]
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Adams, David
Adamson, James
Alexander, James
Allan, Isaac
Anderson, William
Armstrong, John
Arnott, Glen
Arnott, James D
Banks, Hugh J
Banks, William
See details for all 191 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 111
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 111
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: depth 90cm, height 250cm, width 150mm
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Institute
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
War Memorial Institute was renamed Burgh Chambers in 1952.
Costs

Comments: £1200 is cost of shrine, not Institute
Memorial: £1200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
North Ayrshire Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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