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War Memorial at Junction with Monmouth Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhope, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8655 / 51°51'55"N

Longitude: -2.4483 / 2°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 369227

OS Northings: 218642

OS Grid: SO692186

Mapcode National: GBR FY.SM96

Mapcode Global: VH86S.JC1R

Entry Name: War Memorial at Junction with Monmouth Road

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354212

Location: Longhope, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Longhope

Built-Up Area: Longhope

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Longhope All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 61 NE LONGHOPE OLD HILL

6/135 War Memorial at junction with
Monmouth Road


II


War Memorial, about 1920, said to be by Walter Davis of Hereford.
Ashlar stone. A lion couchant, set on a rectangular plinth,
plinth about 1.4m high. The lion is boldy carved from a single
piece of stone; right paw laid over outstretched left. Plinth has
plain clasping corner projections, which set back once at the top.
on long side a centre panel projects slightly, and is carved with a
laurel wreath. At foot a double projecting plinth. Ends
have narrow recess between projections. Memorial is unusual in
having no list of names: above centre panel is carved '1914 -
1918', below wreath 'AND ALSO OF 1939 - 1945'. The whole is set
on a wide concrete base.


Listing NGR: SO6922718642

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, 5 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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