Kettering Cenotaph

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Reference WMO/185840


Alfred East Art Gallery,

Sheep Street,


NN16 0AN


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Cenotaph
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Two-stepped octagonally styled base with platformed upper faces, surmounted by a cenotaph structure. Main inscription with lettering in relief, at lower front of cenotaph. Midway up each side of the cenotaph, is a wreath in relief. Above each of the wreaths are inset panels with further inscriptions in relief. At the top of the cenotaph is an overhanging stone moulding topped by a capstone. Names of fallen and served are displayed separately on south wall of the adjacent gallery building.
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6 o'clock, lower cenotaph face : FOR THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / AND SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS6 o'clock, upper cenotaph face : IN MEMORY OF / THOSE WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1919 3 o'clock, upper cenotaph face : OUR / GLORIOUS / DEAD 9 & 12 o'clock, upper cenotaph faces : THEIR NAME / LIVETH / FOR / EVERMORE

Names of fallen & served are on the south wall of the adjacent gallery.

Grade II (England)


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