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Memorial details

Memorial type
Shrine
District
South Northamptonshire
Town
Harpole
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Albert Watson of Harpole
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61299
Current location

It is within the Church.
All Saints Church
Upper High Street
Harpole
South Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN7 4DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 69063 60960
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Pedimented wooden board, on which names are listed in two columns of raised gold-painted lettering. Above each column of names is a relief carving of an angel bearing a laurel wreath. The two columns of names flank an ornately fret-worked "War Shrine", within which a dedicatory inscription is in raised letters. At the foot of that carved shrine is a small shelf, on which such things as a candle or poppy can be placed.
Inscription
GRANT THEM ETERNAL REST/ O LORD/ WAR SHRINE/ IN MEMORY OF OUR (...)RAVE HEROE(...)/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, A
Baker, J
Baseley, H
Billingham, W
Botterill, G
Boyes, C
Boyes, J
Boyes, J.r.
Burt, F
Clarke, C
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initial.
    Order of information: Mainly alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: depth c100mm, height c.1000 mm, width c.750 mm
    Materials: Wood - Mahogany, oak.
Listing information
Condition
History
February 2019: Although the Memorial is in reasonably good condition overall, the inscription is quite obviously now missing two letters (i.e. the b of "Brave" and the s of "Heroes"), which have evidently become detached at some stage.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Church of England

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