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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Croydon
Town
Woodside
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 9 September 1922
    Attended by: MAYOR OF CROYDON
  • Dedicated
    Date: 9 September 1922
    Attended by: REV W P DOTT
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
812

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Current location

Fenced area at Woodside Green road junction.
63
War Memorial
Woodside Green
Woodside
Croydon
Greater London
SE25 5HQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 34396 67130
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Gothic cross on a tapered stone pillar bearing a carved laurel wreath and mounted on an octagonal plinth and four stepped base. The whole memorial is in a fenced crazy-paved area.
Inscription
TO THE UNDYING MEMORY OF/ THE 318 MEN OF WOODSIDE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
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
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 6000MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Woodside War Memorial
  • 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
Costs

Site: £300

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Anonymous. 'Notice of the forthcoming unveiling', Croydon Advertiser. 2 September 1922, p. 16.
  • Cox, Ronald. At the Going Down of the Sun: An Account of Croydon's War Memorials. Croydon: Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society, 1992.

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