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McLaren Headboard, Approximately 6 Metres to South East of South East Corner of Church of St John, Godalming

Description: McLaren Headboard, Approximately 6 Metres to South East of South East Corner of Church of St John

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291304

OS Grid Reference: SU9786442897
OS Grid Coordinates: 497864, 142897
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1769, -0.6014

Location: B2130, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1XA

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 1XA

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Listing Text

SU 9742
(south west side, off),
McLaren headboard, approx
6 metres to south-east of
south-east corner of
Church of St John

Headboard. c.1917. Wooden. Five boards wooden-pegged together, the top board
having relief-carved Royal Flying Corps Coat of Arms with laurel wreath enclos-
ing initials RFC (Royal Flying Corps), surmounted by royal crown on cushion and
flanked by eagle's wings. West side of board inscribed with verses 9-10 of
Psalm 139; each side has commemorative inscription to Francis Walter Stafford
McLaren, M.P., 2nd Lieutenant Flying Corps, d.1917 at Montrose; at base, Royal
Flying Corps motto, 'Per ardua ad astra'.

Listing NGR: SU9786442897

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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