WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076563

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry (District Authority)

Parish: Flore

National Grid Reference: SP6465760381

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History

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Details

FLORE HIGH STREET SP6460 (South side) 11/100 War Memorial - II Memorial cross. 1923. Duston stone. Triangular with chamfered corners giving way to hexagonal pinnacle bearing the Military Cross in white marble. At the foot of south side a red granite plaque inscribed with names of those commemorated. At the head of same side a sundial with rising sun above and inscription below: Post Tenebris. Other two sides have crest of the Royal Artillery and arms of the Northamptonshire Regiment. Commemorates those connected with parish who died in World War I. Stepped plinth. Unveiling ceremony performed by Earl Spencer on September 30th 1923. An unusual design inspired by the Eleanor Cross at Geddington. (Kelly: Directory for Northamptonshire, 1924).

Listing NGR: SP6465760381

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 16 January 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 360746

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Northamptonshire, (1924)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/108962
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/14890

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