WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1246855
Date first listed:
27-Feb-2001
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, CASTLE GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL, CASTLE GARDENS

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Stortford
National Grid Reference:
TL 48975 21348

Details

BISHOPS STORTFORD

TL4821SE CASTLE GARDENS 1121/3/10008 War Memorial 27-FEB-01

II



War memorial. 1920/21, by H.J. Chetwood for the Bishop's Stortford War Memorial Committee. Ashlar. Classical design with obelisk on tall plinth, set on an octagonal base of four steps. Plinth has corner scrolls and side panels inscribed with names of the fallen. Further names are inscribed on sloping tablets leaning against foot of plinth. Above plinth, around the base of the obelisk, are dedication panels with broken pediments above and carved military trophies at each corner. These trophies illustrate First World War uniform and weaponry, including: an airman's goggles, gloves and bomb; a cape and sword; satchel, belt and rifle, and a machine gun with ammunition. Unveiled April 3rd 1921 (Herts and Essex Observer April 9th 1921).

Listing NGR: TL4897521348

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, 12 January 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
486985
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Herts and Essex Observer' in 9 April, (1921)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 12 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/87062
War Memorials Register, accessed 12 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/37373

Legal

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

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