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Latitude: 51.8103 / 51°48'36"N
Longitude: -0.5614 / 0°33'41"W
OS Eastings: 499272
OS Northings: 213380
OS Grid: SP992133
Mapcode National: GBR F4L.GVR
Mapcode Global: VHFRR.7R1M
Entry Name: War Memorial in Front of John O'gaddesden's House
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174572
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157720
Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4
Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden
Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (East side)
9/189 War Memorial
- in front of
War memorial. 1920-21. Concept and some of materials brought from Italy
by Mrs. Wheatley cousin to Lady Brownlow and wife of Lord Brownlow's
agent. Red brick piers, plinth and coping over tile creasing, plastered
panels, limestone inscribed slabs in side panels, carved Italian stone
centrepiece in Renaissance style with 2 applied inscribed veined marble
slabs. Terracotta octagonal panels in balustrade each side. Red pantiled
lean-to hood on moulded S-curved wooden brackets. War memorial to both
Wars in the form of a wayside shrine with hooded centrepiece and side
panels with quadrant swept copings. Low balustraded wall to each side
with 2 rows of terracotta wreathed roundels on octagonal blocks. Central
feature has rounded head with carved soffit 2 bracketed stages and
Renaissance carved panelled pilasters. (Senar(1983)87).
Listing NGR: SP9927213380
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, 14 March 2017.
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