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Latitude: 53.1916 / 53°11'29"N
Longitude: -2.5291 / 2°31'44"W
OS Eastings: 364742
OS Northings: 366189
OS Grid: SJ647661
Mapcode National: GBR 7S.2XVQ
Mapcode Global: WH99R.31XK
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 12 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57387
Location: Winsford, Cheshire West and Chester, CW7
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Winsford
Built-Up Area: Winsford
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Over St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Chester
WINSFORD FORMER U.D. HIGH STREET
SJ 66 NW
4/103 War Memorial.
Boer War Memorial. Inscribed "Presented by Public Subscription,
1906". Yellow sandstone ashlar base with grey granite body and white
marble statue. Stepped base with canted corners of two steps.
Granite plinth with moulded top bearing inscription. Body of monument
has cartouche in relief and penant above inscribed DULCE ET DECORUM
EST PRO PATRIA MORI and in the cartouche is written:
WINSFORD MEN WHO DIED WHILE SERVING
IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN
with a list of names. On the base is inscribed
THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY
GENERAL RIDLEY C.B.
ON THE 24TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1906
ARTHUR HAMLETT, CHAIRMAN ) WINSFORD URBAN
JNO. H. COOKE, CLERK ) DISTRICT COUNCIL
Left hand side inscribed at top:
WINSFORD MEN WHO SERVED IN THE REGULAR ARMY
followed by a list of names. On the right hand side is inscribed:
WINSFORD MEN WHO SERVED AS VOLUNTEERS
followed by a list of names including a section for the St John's
Above this section is a moulded cornice with a white marble effigy
above of a soldier leaning on his upturned rifle with a tree trunk as
support to his right leg.
Listing NGR: SJ6474266189
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, 26 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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