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Latitude: 52.8579 / 52°51'28"N
Longitude: -3.0569 / 3°3'24"W
OS Eastings: 328933
OS Northings: 329455
OS Grid: SJ289294
Mapcode National: GBR 73.S1XJ
Mapcode Global: WH89X.0FMF
Plus Code: 9C4RVW5V+56
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307964
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255513
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Oswestry
Built-Up Area: Croesowallt
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (west side)
15/43 War Memorial
First World War Memorial. Circa 1920. Limestone ashlar with wrought-iron
gates and railings. 4 gate piers square in section with moulded plinths
and capping; ornamental gates to centre and pointed railings on low
stone walls with pedestrian gates by central piers to left and right.
2 central piers inscribed "1914" and "1919", left with inscription
"THERE IS A/LIFE IN DEATH" and right with inscription "YE HAVE NOT/
DIED IN VAIN", both with a carved sword beneath. The names of the
fallen are recorded on the inner faces of the 2 central piers, while
on the back are the names of those killed in the 1939-45 war.
Listing NGR: SJ2893429456
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, 19 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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