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Latitude: 51.8708 / 51°52'14"N
Longitude: 0.1625 / 0°9'44"E
OS Eastings: 548975
OS Northings: 221348
OS Grid: TL489213
Mapcode National: GBR LCD.RWX
Mapcode Global: VHHLV.R7RN
Plus Code: 9F32V5C6+8X
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 27 February 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246855
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486985
Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford
Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hockerill All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL4821SE CASTLE GARDENS
1121/3/10008 War Memorial
War memorial. 1920/21, by H.J. Chetwood for the Bishop's Stortford War Memorial Committee. Ashlar. Classical design with obelisk on tall plinth, set on an octagonal base of four steps. Plinth has corner scrolls and side panels inscribed with names of the fallen. Further names are inscribed on sloping tablets leaning against foot of plinth. Above plinth, around the base of the obelisk, are dedication panels with broken pediments above and carved military trophies at each corner. These trophies illustrate First World War uniform and weaponry, including: an airman's goggles, gloves and bomb; a cape and sword; satchel, belt and rifle, and a machine gun with ammunition.
Unveiled April 3rd 1921 (Herts and Essex Observer April 9th 1921).
Listing NGR: TL4897521348
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