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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Blackpool
Town
Blackpool
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54898

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Current location

Central altar
Church of St John the Evangelist
Church Street
Blackpool
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY1 1BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 30922 36284
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Elaborately carved wooden reredos. The reredos is not a solid structure, but is more of a frame design with open spaces instead of panelling. The upper rail had fleur de lis carved along it and the inscription is along this part of the reredos, carved into the wood.
Inscription
1914 IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1919
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
  • Reredos
    Measurements: height c 2000mm, width c 6000mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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