War Memorial With Surrounding Railings

Date:
1 Aug 2000
Location:
War Memorial With Surrounding Railings, Garstang Road Junction With Weeton Road, Medlar With Wesham, Fylde, Lancashire
Reference:
IOE01/02691/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MEDLAR WITH WESHAM GARSTANG ROAD SD 43 SW junction with WEETON ROAD 9/42 War Memorial with surrounding - railings

- II

War memorial, early 1920's. Limestone pedestal and statue, iron railings on sandstone base. Memorial has square plinth, tapered pedestal with recessed panels, and a moulded cornice, on top of which is a statue of a soldier in a cap standing with his hands resting on the butt of a rifle with muzzle to the ground. East panel of pedestal lettered "IN/MEMORY OF/THE/MEDLAR AND WESHAM/HEROES/WHO FELL/IN THE/WORLD WARS/1914-1918/AND/1939-1945/THEIR NAMES SHALL/LIVE FOR EVER"; other 3 panels lettered with the names. Small elongated enclosure with rounded ends, simple iron railings each of the long sides having 3 ornamental panels with heart-shapes at the top. (Victorian iron gaslamp standard, with altered lantern, inside the enclosure, is not included in the item).

Listing NGR: SD4174932915

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1891 IOE Records taken by G M Smith; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr G M Smith. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Smith, G M

Rights Holder: Smith, G M

Keywords

Iron, Limestone, Sandstone, 20th Century Statue, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier