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

Barlestone War Memorial

Summary

Type War Memorial

     Stumpy obelisk in 3 blocks of stone, surmounted on chamfered plinth raised on chamfered base.
         

Inscriptions

on metal plaque fixed to front face of obelisk in raised Roman capitals: TO THE / SACRED MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS / PARISH WHO FELL IN / THE TWO GREAT WARS/ [space] / 1914 - 1918 [under which is a list of 7 names] 1939 - 1945 [under which is a list of 8 names] / "LEST WE FORGET"

Contributor details

Contributor Role
unknown, *** Stonemason

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
obelisk Portland stone h. 200cm (est)

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
LE130DF EM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road Barton Road
Precise location N. side of Barton Road, in Barlestone Memorial Gardens, to right of gates.
A-Z ref None
OS ref SK424057
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Barlestone War Memorial Committee
Duty of care Barlestone Parish Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? Not at risk

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