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War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial
War Memorial

Photo credit: Margaret Lawless / Art UK

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The monument consists of an octagonal stone step at its base and a plinth upon which is erected an obelisk, on four sides of which are pilasters of classical design. Surmounting the obelisk is a life-sized statue of a soldier in battle uniform. A railing surrounds three sides of base.

Date

1920

Medium

Portland stone

Measurements

H 600 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

CW11_ML_S037

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Congleton Town Council

Custodian

Congleton Town Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

16th May 1920

Inscription description

inscribed on front face of the plinth: IN MEMORY OF SAILORS AND SOLDIERS OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN GREAT WAR 1914–1918 World War II; names are inscribed on right and left faces of plinth


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Located at

Marsh Green Lane, Elworth, Congleton

CW11 3BE

Located at the junction of Marsh Green Lane and London Road, facing the railway station.