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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Sevenoaks
Town
Penshurst
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63142
Current location

St John the Baptist Church
Penshurst
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN11 8BL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 52749 43853
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Window with two lights with rounded trefoil heads. Each light has eight panes. The panes have diamond quarries with clear glass. The lower border pane in each light has a rectangular white glass panel bearing the inscription and a yellow glass border.
Inscription
The window erected in memory of/ the first Lord De L'Isle & Dudley/ was severely damaged by bombs/ during the war of 1939 - 1945./ As a result it was found necessary/ to remove the stained glass/ after the war and to insert/ plain glass in its place.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass, Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
1939-1945: The original window in this position was damaged by bombs during the Second World War and, apparently unsalvagable, was replaced by the modern window.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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