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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
North Kesteven
Town
Metheringham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Manufacturer)
Mr Cowburn (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 August 1922
    Attended by: Captain Newsum
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59681

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Current location

Methodist Chapel
1 High Street
Metheringham
North Kesteven
Lincolnshire
LN4 3EB
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 069 615
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Wesleyan Chapel
    High St
    Metheringham
    North Kesteven
    Lincolnshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TF 068 616
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cancellated panel with pointed top and two corbels at bottom. Board attached centrally with dedication and national emblems at each corner. At the base of the board the Lincoln Coat of Arms is carved on the left, a wreath is carved centrally and the badge of Lincolnshire Regiment is carved on the right. Inscription is in carved gilt painted lettering.
Inscription
TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THE VILLAGE WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ KING AND COUNTRY/ INTHE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
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
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • METHODIST CHURCH AND HALL
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 26 August 1922

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