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War Memorial at St Aloysius School

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5703 / 51°34'13"N

Longitude: -0.1388 / 0°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 529087

OS Northings: 187356

OS Grid: TQ290873

Mapcode National: GBR DT.RPQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.JSZK

Entry Name: War Memorial at St Aloysius School

Listing Date: 22 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487597

Location: Islington, London, N6

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Junction

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew, Whitehall Park

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


TQ2987SW HORNSEY LANE
635-1/6/10127 War memorial at St Aloysius School
22-MAY-01

II

War memorial. Post 1918, mason/designer unknown. Carrara marble relief, base and flanking side panels within a wrought iron screen. The relief of the crucifixion is set between Corinthian colonnettes and within a cross-topped gable. The stepped, moulded base includes the inscription TO THE SACRED AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE ALOYSIANS WHO GAVE THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1918. AT SEA, ON LAND, AND IN THE AIR. DUTY WELL DONE: REST WELL WON. REMEMBER THEM IN YOUR THOUGHTS. REMEMBER THEM IN YOUR PRAYERS. Flanking panels list (on left) the names of First World War casualties; on the right, those of the Second World War. A relatively unusual form of school war memorial in the form of a wayside calvary.


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, 16 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


TQ2987SW HORNSEY LANE
635-1/6/10127 War memorial at St Aloysius School
22-MAY-01

II

War memorial. Post 1918, mason/designer unknown. Carrara marble relief, base and flanking side panels within a wrought iron screen. The relief of the crucifixion is set between Corinthian colonnettes and within a cross-topped gable. The stepped, moulded base includes the inscription TO THE SACRED AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE ALOYSIANS WHO GAVE THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1918. AT SEA, ON LAND, AND IN THE AIR. DUTY WELL DONE: REST WELL WON. REMEMBER THEM IN YOUR THOUGHTS. REMEMBER THEM IN YOUR PRAYERS. Flanking panels list (on left) the names of First World War casualties; on the right, those of the Second World War. A relatively unusual form of school war memorial in the form of a wayside calvary.


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, 16 February 2017.

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