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WAR MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WAR MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1307964

Location

WAR MEMORIAL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255513

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

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, 19 January 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 19 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/145445
War Memorials Register, accessed 19 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/13818

National Grid Reference: SJ 28933 29455

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