WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH MONMOUTH ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1186508
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH MONMOUTH ROAD, OLD HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT JUNCTION WITH MONMOUTH ROAD, OLD HILL

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Forest of Dean (District Authority)
Parish:
Longhope
National Grid Reference:
SO6922718644

Details

SO 61 NE 6/135 LONGHOPE OLD HILL

War Memorial at junction with Monmouth Road

II

War Memorial, about 1920, said to be by Walter Davis of Hereford. Ashlar stone. A lion couchant, set on a rectangular plinth, plinth about 1.4m high. The lion is boldly carved from a single piece of stone; right paw laid over outstretched left. Plinth has plain clasping corner projections, which set back once at the top. on long side a centre panel projects slightly, and is carved with a laurel wreath. At foot a double projecting plinth. Ends have narrow recess between projections. Memorial is unusual in having no list of names: above centre panel is carved '1914 - 1918', below wreath 'AND ALSO OF 1939 - 1945'. The whole is set on a wide concrete base.

Listing NGR: SO6922718644



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, 5 October 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
354212
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 5 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/103442
War Memorials Register, accessed 10 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/20615

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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