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

Eston War Memorial

Summary

Type War Memorial , War Memorial

     Within railings on busy roundabout, a white painted stone statue of a soldier upon a granite tapered rock-faced pedestal and sandstone steps. Infantryman stands at ease with head slightly bowed and hands resting on reversed rifle.
         

Inscriptions

IN HONOUR AND ENDURING MEMORY OF / THOSE BRAVE SOULS FROM / ESTON, NORMANBY AND BARNABY MOOR / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / DURING THEIR GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. On north east face, a tablet on a granite incline, inscribed in black letters: IN HONOUR OF LOCAL MEN / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939-45 Names of dead below on granite plaques

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Not known, None Not Known

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
2-stepped base Sandstone 80cm high x 240cm square
Pedestal Grey granite 155cm high x 120cm square
Statue White stone Approx 170cm high x 40cm square

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
REAA27 NE
General condition Fair
Surface condition
  • Accretions
  • Biological growth
Structural condition
  • Replaced parts
  • Broken, missing parts
Vandalism
Road High Street and Jubilee Road junction
Precise location None
A-Z ref 77 1F
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 Redcar and Cleveland Borough
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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