War Memorial

Date:
26 May 2003
Location:
War Memorial, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2SZ
Reference:
IOE01/07692/03
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.

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (west side)

15/43 War Memorial - GV II

First World War Memorial. Circa 1920. Limestone ashlar with wrought-iron gates and railings. 4 gate piers square in section with moulded plinths and capping; ornamental gates to centre and pointed railings on low stone walls with pedestrian gates by central piers to left and right.

2 central piers inscribed "1914" and "1919", left with inscription "THERE IS A/LIFE IN DEATH" and right with inscription "YE HAVE NOT/ DIED IN VAIN", both with a carved sword beneath. The names of the fallen are recorded on the inner faces of the 2 central piers, while on the back are the names of those killed in the 1939-45 war.

Listing NGR: SJ2893429456

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Francis_R L IOE Records for Francis, R L; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr R L Francis. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Francis, R L

Rights Holder: Francis, R L

Keywords

Ashlar, Limestone, Wrought Iron, 20th Century Gate, Unassigned, Gate Pier, War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier