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Description: War Memorial
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 133067
OS Grid Reference: SO8723700756
OS Grid Coordinates: 387237, 200756
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7054, -2.1861
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SO 8600-8700 MINCHINHAMPTON MARKET SQUARE, Minchinhampton Town
19/275 War Memorial
War memorial. 1919 by Sidney Barnsley. Limestone. Octagonal
stepped base to high octagonal pedestal. Octagonal shaft with
Celtic cross. Delicate floral carving to cross. Fine carved
inscription in serif capitals on pedestal, carried round all sides.
'IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR & AS A THANKSGIVING
TO GOD FOR THEIR COMRADES WHOSE LIVES WERE SPARED. THIS CROSS IN
GRATITUDE WAS SET UP BY THEIR FELLOW TOWNSMEN AD 1919'. The whole
memorial is to a simple, although elegantly proportioned, design
typical of Barnsley's furniture.
(Illustrated in M. Comino, Gimson and the Barnsleys, 1980; D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO8723800757
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Source: English Heritage
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