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War Memorial, Oswestry

Description: War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255513

OS Grid Reference: SJ2893329455
OS Grid Coordinates: 328933, 329455
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8579, -3.0569

Location: B5069, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2SZ

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 2SZ

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Listing Text


15/43 War Memorial

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 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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