National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Architectural Features


Type Readymade , Coat of Arms , Panel , Sculpture

     Commemorative plaque has incised inscription. Pediment: Benches: stone blocks from upper frieze of old building. Two different designs, one with semi-circular cut-outs?, the other indented. Brown painted metal slats as seating.
     Masonry comes from the workshop for the blind which stood on the site. James Nasmyth funded this building via a bequest in 1892 as shown on the inscription on the plaque.(1)


Carved on commemorative plaque: STED . UNDER . BEQUEST . OF . / RES . NASMYTH . CE . 1892. Second line in larger letters.

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Plaque Untreated stone 67cm high x 457cm wide x 22cm deep
Pediment Untreated stone 214cm high x 474cm wide x 80cm deep
Bench Untreated stone/metal seat 46cm high x 204cm wide x 57cm deep

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Accretions
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
  • Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
Road Greenwich High Road/Burney Street
Precise location Market area adjoining Funnel and Firkin public house opposite Post Office
A-Z ref 78 8A
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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