WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119368

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Bradford Abbas

National Grid Reference: ST 58838 14286

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/10/2016

ST 5814-5914 11/8

BRADFORD ABBAS, CHURCH STREET (North side), War Memorial

II

War Memorial, 1917. Ashlar stone sides with a steep stone slate roof, with intersecting arched bracing. Stepped recess. Framed area within, has pilasters, bases and carved capitals with wheatsheaves. Tympanum area has carved sunset and clouds. Slate tablets with the names of the fallen, and those who served. Capital letter inscription. "Greater love hath no man than this. That a man lay down his life for his friends." Carved arms of St George on the front walls.

(Eric Garrett, 'Bradford Abbas, The History of a Dorset Village' (1989))

Listing NGR: ST5883914287

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, 7 December 2016.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 105549

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 07/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/121415
War Memorials Register, accessed 07/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/1094

End of official listing