Men of Burringham and Gunness with Neap House

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Reference WMO/215635

Address:

Churchyard Extension

Church of St John the Baptist

Burringham

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is across the road from the church, which is at the south end of the village. Red Granite, all polished, with the names of the fallen [WW1] and inscription at the font, the obelisk needle being decorated by the beautiful emblem - a laurel wreath with gun and sword supporting the crown. The WW2 Names are on the left face of the base The monument stands on three solid stone bases and two red granite steps and is surrounded by ornamental pillars and chains, the inside of the enclosure being cove red with white chipings. The memorial was designed and executed by Messrs. Tyas & Gquest, Don Valley Marble Works, Swinton. Epworth Bells, 6th November 1920
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