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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Peterborough
Town
Paston
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17/9/1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough (conducted the dedication ceremony)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
8443
Current location

The lych gate is the main entrance to the Church
and stands off the roundabout junction of Fulbridge Road and Hallfields Lane.
Paston All Saints' Church
Fulbridge Rd
Paston
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE4 6SL
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 18027 02251
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lych gate comprised of two stone pillars with wooden insert and triangular wooden roof with trefoil insert. Two steps lead up to gate and a stone wall supports whole. The beams of both sides of the wooden gable bear the carved inscription "The Gateway of Remembrance". Within the lych gate are 4 stone tablets that bear the inscription and names of those who died. One rectangular tablet on either side relates to World War 1; the one on the south side is flanked by two square tablets that bear the names of those who died in World War 2. The inscriptions are engraved, with black-painted lettering.
Inscription
The beams on each side of the lych gate are inscribed: THE GATEWAY OF REMEMBRANCE The south inner wall of the gate is inscribed: AD GLORIAM DEI/ (NAMES)/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE/ PRO PATRIA The north inner wall of the gate is inscribed: ET IN MEMORIAM/(NAMES)/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE/ 1914-1918 Each of the two square panels flanking the central stone on the south wall is inscribed: (NAMES)/1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alton, William M
Bradley, Clement V
Branker, Ronald
Brown, Arthur
Brown, Ernest G
Brown, William E. K.
Chapman, Raymond H
Clapperton, Henry B
Clapperton, James H
Cooper, Horace W
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: height 8000 mm, width 6100 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: height 5400mm, width 5400mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Church of England
Reference
  • Peterborough Advertiser dated 23/9/1922: this reported that the unveiling/dedication had taken place the previous Sunday. (Among the photographs it included with the report was one showing the gates beneath the lych).

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