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Description: War Memorial and Surround Approximately 15 Metres North of the Town Hall
Date Listed: 9 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 249277
OS Grid Reference: SU6072289377
OS Grid Coordinates: 460722, 189377
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6000, -1.1247
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WALLINGFORD MARKET PLACE
SU6089SE (South side) -.-. (South side)
11/114 War Memorial and surround
approx, l5m of The Town
War Memorial. c,1921, with post 1945 inscriptions. Stone: bronze statue. Square
stepped base; square plinth with bronze panels of names to each side. Decorative
frieze to top. Statue of female figure holding wreath, by Geo. Alexander (?).
Shallow stone plinth surround forming 4 flower beds in a circle round the base.
The surround was the former base to the pillar, now in the Bullcroft (q.v.),
which marked the spot where bulls were baited.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol,III, 1923, p.520).
Listing NGR: SU6072289377
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Source: English Heritage
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