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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

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A catafalque type structure (decorated wooden framework) built of solid stone blocks, six courses in height with the top course shaped to represent a mound on which a full sized lion sits, facing west. A dedicatory inscription is carved to the front (west) underneath a wreath, with names of the fallen carved into the sides of the lower section. At the time of the survey, new names of the fallen from the Second World War were being carved into the upper section of the northern face.


Date

1920

Medium

stone & painted metal

Measurements

H 260 x W 69 x D 170 cm;
Plinth: H 126 x W 80 x D 87 cm

Accession number

PO20_ECM_S004

Acquisition method

commissioned by Eastergate Parish Council

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Eastergate Parish Council

Custodian

Eastergate Parish Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

19th December 1920

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

signature on upper section of northern face, carved letters: MORRIS-HARDING. R.B.S. SC. LONDON. 1920

Inscription description

carved wreath underneath lions paws to western face, holding words and underneath a Maltese cross: FOR / VALOUR; carved letters to front (western face), underneath wreath: ERECTED TO / THE GLORIOUS / MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF / EASTERGATE / WHO LAID / DOWN THEIR / LIVES FOR / THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT / WAR 1914-1918


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Located at

Nyton Road, Eastergate

PO20 3UR

Located on a roundabout at the junction with Barnham Road.