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War Memorial at Junction with Monmouth Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhope, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8655 / 51°51'55"N

Longitude: -2.4483 / 2°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 369227

OS Northings: 218644

OS Grid: SO692186

Mapcode National: GBR FY.SM95

Mapcode Global: VH86S.JC1Q

Plus Code: 9C3VVH82+6M

Entry Name: War Memorial at Junction with Monmouth Road

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354212

Location: Longhope, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL17

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Longhope

Built-Up Area: Longhope

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Longhope All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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War Memorial at junction with Monmouth Road


War Memorial, about 1920, said to be by Walter Davis of Hereford.
Ashlar stone. A lion couchant, set on a rectangular plinth,
plinth about 1.4m high. The lion is boldly carved from a single
piece of stone; right paw laid over outstretched left. Plinth has
plain clasping corner projections, which set back once at the top.
on long side a centre panel projects slightly, and is carved with a
laurel wreath. At foot a double projecting plinth. Ends
have narrow recess between projections. Memorial is unusual in
having no list of names: above centre panel is carved '1914 -
1918', below wreath 'AND ALSO OF 1939 - 1945'. The whole is set
on a wide concrete base.

Listing NGR: SO6922718644

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 5 October 2017.

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