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

Architectural Sculpture, Reference Library - Wandsworth

Summary

Type Coat of Arms , Sculpture , Relief

     Two lions and dove standing on simplified Wandsworth coat of arms - leaves acorns carved on corbel supporting a window above the doorway. Circular inscription on stone supportof metal plaque. Sculpted inscription above doorway. Weathervane with stylised figure reading at a desk.
         

Inscriptions

Above doorway: non mihi non tibi sed nobis / REFERENCE LIBRARY

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Hayward, T.W.A. Other
Hyams, Henry Architect

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Carving above door Portland stone c. 255(w); lettering 12(h)
Inscription plaque Portland stone c.152x94
Sunburst panel Copper - Portland stone surround c. 90(dia) n stone base 152(dia)
Lamp Metal None
Weathervane Metal None
Two lanterns with BCL motif Copper / Glass None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CLWH/MG/27 CL
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road Altenburg Gardens
Precise location Behind Battersea Central Library, Lavender Hill, south side of road
A-Z ref 92 D4
OS ref None

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

Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details 1924 - Opening 12.9.1925 by Mayor C.E. Mason JP
Commissioned by Battersea Council, Borough Surveyor's Dept.
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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