Ampthill War Memorial

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Reference WMO/162948


Alameda Park

Woburn Road



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Pillar/column
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Stone pillar of classical design on two-stepped base. The memorial is located 500m south west of the Alameda Gate which is at the junction of Woburn Road and Alameda Road. It is approached via a lime tree avenue. It was designed by Sir Albert Richardson and Charles Lovatt Gill built on land given by the Duke of Bedford and unveiled in 1921. The memorial is Grade II listed.
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Their name liveth for evermore. This monument to our gallant dead who fell in the Great Wars was unvelied by HRH Princess Beatrice and dedicated by the Rt. Rev. the Chaplain General to the Forces (Bishop Taylor-Smith) on May 17th 1921 in the presence of the Ampthill Urban Council (Chairman I W Crisp), A H Wingfield Chairman of the Memorial Committee and Herbarnd 11th Duke of Bedford KG donor of the site.

Grade II (England)


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