Hornby

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Reference WMO199258

Address:

Main Street

Hornby

LA2

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Unknown cross
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Cross on a pillar with base to which are affixed inscribed plates.
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Re-erected in 1920 to the heroes of the parish of Hornby who died for us in the Great War. In memory of the men of Hornby who fell in the 1939 - 45 war. War Memorial, 1920 with medieval remains. Sandstone. A chamfered octagonal cross base, removed from its former position in front of the demolished Town Hall, stands on 2 steps of square plan. Above is a tapering octagonal shaft, of 1920, with a head of square plan under a gable, carved with figures. It is surmounted by a cross. On the east side of the octagonal base is a plaque inscribed: 'Re-erected in 1920 to the Heroes of the Parish of Hornby.' On the west side a plaque records the dead of the 1939-45 war c Historic England listing entry

WW1: Irving Alderson, Fred Alderson, Harold Slinger. WW2: Geoffrey Tasman Barker, Francis Brundrit Richardson.

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Grade II (England)

1071693

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