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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: C2011
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59136
Current location

Near the western boundary at the northern end of the cemetery
northwest of Circle Number 4
Brompton Cemetery
Fulham Rd (a304)
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW10 9UG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 254 779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall white marble cross on stepped base, standing on a two-stage plinth of grey granite with projecting angles, surrounded by eighteen trefoil-headed white marble headstones with inlaid inscription. On the stepped base are oval reliefs of the badges of the three earliest Regiments of Guards (the Coldstream, Grenadier and Scots) over the inscription. Relief badges of the Welsh and Irish Guards on the sides. Placed over the projecting angles are pyramids of heaped cannon balls. In the centre of each side of the base are gun barrels of Portland stone projecting outwards. The marble headstones lists names grouped by regiments.
Inscription
TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO. To the Memory of / Soldiers of the Brigade of Guards buried here since 1854 / This Cross is dedicated by their comrades/ AD 1889 (Exact layout not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 200
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 200
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
  • GUARDS MEMORIAL NORTH WEST OF CIRCLE NUMBER 4 AT THE BROMPTON CEMETERY
  • 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
2011: restored
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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