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Latitude: 51.9716 / 51°58'17"N
Longitude: -1.9855 / 1°59'7"W
OS Eastings: 401091
OS Northings: 230345
OS Grid: SP010303
Mapcode National: GBR 2LH.8V4
Mapcode Global: VHB1C.JPPY
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 31 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091490
English Heritage Legacy ID: 134105
Location: Gretton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Gretton
Built-Up Area: Gretton (Tewkesbury)
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP 03 SW WINCHCOMBE THE STREET, GRETTON
Fountain, modified to become memorial. 1883 and 1918. Limestone, enclosing
walls replaced in artificial stone, and paving plain concrete slab. A quad-
rilobed fountain with stubby quadrilobe column base to stiff leaf and ball
flower caps set in basin with round edge top and cavetto base; this later
capped by square obelisk brought to square plinth with high relief moulded
decoration. The whole set on concrete octagonal base, and in enclosure
walled with artificial stone, faced at street two rock-faced stone piers
to cross gabled round-headed caps and chamfered case: the cap stones also
repeated in six other points round top of wall. Enclosure formerly railed.
Set in back wall a rectangular stone panel with inscription: This fountain
was/erected in December 1883/by/Col The Honourable/E Lc W Forester/for/the
benefit of the/poor of Gretton. The obelisk also bears the names of those
in the parish who fell in the Great War.
Listing NGR: SP0109130345
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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