SLOANE SQUARE WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1391379

Date first listed: 05-Sep-2005

Statutory Address: SLOANE SQUARE WAR MEMORIAL, SLOANE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: SLOANE SQUARE WAR MEMORIAL, SLOANE SQUARE

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 28040 78680

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History

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Details



249/0/10263 SLOANE SQUARE 05-SEP-05 Sloane Square Sloane Square war memorial

II War memorial. Architect unknown. Portland Stone. An octagonal section cross with capped head on a tapered shaft on a moulded three stage base. A large bronze sword is affixed to its west face. The cross is surmounted on a plinth which is inscribed with the following: 'INVICTIS PAX / IN MEMORY OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN / OF CHELSEA / WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / MDCCCCXIV / MDCCCCVIII / AND / MCMXXXIX. MCMXLV / THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / THEIR SOULS TO THEIR GOD' (some of the inscription runs on to the step below). The plinth stands upon a wide base which consists of three deep steps upon three wider, shallower steps.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: The Sloane Square war memorial is a simple but elegant and powerful structure. It is of special interest because of its innate historic significance and the link it makes between the local community and world events.



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 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 494220

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/111514
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12144

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