- 26 May 2003
- War Memorial, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2SZ
- Photograph (Digital)
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
Copyright IoE Mr R L Francis. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Francis, R L
Rights Holder: Francis, R L
Ashlar, Limestone, Wrought Iron, 20th Century Gate, Unassigned, Gate Pier, War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier