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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Bristol
Town
Horfield
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24 Sep 1921
    Attended by: G B BRITTON ESQ - LORD MAYOR OF BRISTOL
  • Rededicated
    Date: 8 September 1945
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7323
Current location

Bristol Memorial Stadium
Filton Av
Horfield
Bristol
Avon
BS7 0AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 595 766
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sports field with dedicatory tablets mounted on gate posts at the entrance to the ground.
Inscription
1914-1918/ IN PROUD AND/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE SERVICES/ RENDERED TO THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE/ GREAT WAR BY/ RUGBY FOOTBALL/ PLAYERS OF BRISTOL/ THIS/ GROUND/ WAS/ ESTABLISHED/ 1921 1939-1945/ AND IN THE WORLD WAR OF 1939-45/ THE RUGBY FOOTBALL/ PLAYERS OF THIS CITY/ GAVE THEIR SERVICES/ AND THEIR LIVES/ TO THEM ALSO THIS GROUND IS A MEMORIAL
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
  • 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
  • Playing / Sports field
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 120CM, width 60CM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • GATE PIERS AND GATES TO MEMORIAL STADIUM
  • 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
2008. It is planned to redevelop the Stadium
Costs

Site: £26,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Bristol Memorial Stadium Company
Reference
  • Western Daily Press Sep. 1921
  • Bristol Evening Post 8 Sep. 1945

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