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Edith Cavell (1865–1915)
Cornish grey granite & white marble
H 1080 x W (?) x D (?) cm
purchased by public subscription
Grade II (England and Wales)
17th March 1920
at all times
on left side of base of the portrait statue: GEO FRAMPTON RA / 1920; on the lion and serpent relief, bottom left: gf (monogram)
on front of pedestal: EDITH CAVELL / BRUSSELS / DAWN / OCTOBER 12th / 1915 / PATRIOTISM IS NOT ENOUGH / I MUST HAVE NO HATRED OR / BITTERNESS FOR ANYONE; on horizontal stone above statue, at front: HUMANITY; on horizontal stone above statue, east side: SACRIFICE; on horizontal stone above statue, west side: DEVOTION; on horizontal stone above statue, at back: FORTITUDE; on panel below the group of Humanity, at front: FOR / KING / AND / COUNTRY; on panel below the group of Humanity, at back: FAITHFUL / UNTO / DEATH