PRESTON St Ignatius

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Reference WMO/183186

Address:

St Ignatius Loyola's Church

Meadow Street

Preston

PR1 1TT

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Calvary
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: An elaborate memorial consisting of a stone calvary on a plinth with a figure of a soldier and sailor, with heads bowed, on each side. These stand on a substantial three part stone base with gothic window like alcoves with brass plaques. The central window shows dedication and the outer panels depict St Ignatius & St George cast in relief. There are 6 bronze plaques to the sides and back of the memorial, in chronological order of the war with names inscribed. .I
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TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ST IGNATIUS' CONGREGATION WHO GAVE THEIR LIFE FOR KING AND EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Names from the plaques are transcribed to a typed sheet of paper kept in the Church. Photographs of this sheet are uploaded to the photograph section of this site. They are in part alphabetical order with surname first.

Grade II (England)

1207310

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