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War Memorial, Bradford Abbas

Description: War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 105549

OS Grid Reference: ST5883814286
OS Grid Coordinates: 358838, 114286
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9266, -2.5870

Location: 2 Church Road, Bradford Abbas, Dorset DT9 6RF

Locality: Bradford Abbas
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6RF

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Listing Text

(North side)
11/8 War Memorial
- II
War Memorial. 1920's. 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.

Listing NGR: ST5883914287

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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