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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
North Kesteven
Town
Eagle
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS A J TUTTLE (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01 May 1920
    Attended by: Lord Monson, Knight of Justice
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54140
Current location

Over pathway leading to church.
All Saints Church
Church Lane
Eagle
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN6 9DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 87711 67146
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Gateway on path leading to church. Stone arch with two gateposts. On these gateposts are tablets inlaid into the pillar on which the names are inscribed. Above this are two small stone statues positioned in recesses in the pillar. They depict chain-armoured knights, one representing a Knight Hospitaller of St George and the other represents a Knight Templar. The arch is a pointed arch and at the apex is a latin cross decorated with a maltese cross fixed to the stonework. Moulding around the arch.
Inscription
INSIDE ARCH: THEY PASSED THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH AND HAVE ENTERED LIFE ETERNAL LEFT HAND COLUMN: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) RIGHT HAND COLUMN: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Bean, Edward
Bean, Major Herbert
Green, Leonard
Green, Ralph
King, Frank Pindar
Stamford, Harry
Wallhead, Fred
Woodend, Anthony
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Bath
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Bath
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Bath
  • Lettering
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Lead
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL ARCH
  • 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
The majority of the lead letters are missing; 2016-War Memorials Trust grant of £4,870 for repairs-Replacement of lead lettering, realignment of the right hand statue which was loose, steam clean the whole memorial, lime mortar pointing, filleting and capping repairs to stabilise poor quality stone, remove graffiti and apply smart water to lettering and metal gatse
Costs

Memorial: c£500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 08 May 1920 Account of unveiling
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 75, November 2017 page 6

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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