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

Photo credit: Roger Lee / Art UK

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A Celtic cross set on a tapering shaft, which is mounted on a three-stepped octagonal plinth. It is surrounded by a chain-link fence. There are conflicting details about who built it, with some saying it was built by Wood and Wallis of Tunbridge Wells while others suggest it was built by Burslems.

Date

1921

Medium

Dean stone

Accession number

TN4_RL_S041

Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription

Work type

War memorial

Owner

Southborough Town Council

Custodian

Southborough Town Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

13th February 1921

Access

at all times

Inscription description

on the sloping tablets on the first step and the sides of the plinth: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PLACE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19 / (names)/ 1939-1945/ (names)/ R.A.R/ (name)/ KOREA JUNE 1953


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Located at

Church Road, Southborough

TN4 0RT

On the north side of the common.