Cockermouth & Papcastle

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Reference WMO238091

Address:

former Fire Service HQ

Station Street

Cockermouth

CA13 9PZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Allegory (eg: Victory)
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Unknown
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: RECTANGULAR COLUMN SURMOUNTED BY a life sized bronze female figure of Justice bringing peace, with wide spreading wings and bust undraped, holding a wreath in her right hand uplifted. (This is the official description) The memorial IS SURROUNDED BY FLOWER BEDS AND A LOW FENCE of 12 granite posts and 24 solid bronze bars. RELIEF OF A WREATH AND BURNING TORCH ON FRONT (6 o’clock) FACE PLAQUE ADDED IN 1995 STATING THAT SERVICE HELD TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY
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NORTH (6 o’clock) FACE- OUR/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ WHO DIED/ IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919 LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE/ TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN SOUTH (12 o’clock) FACE- THEY FOUND DEATH IN THE PATH OF DUTY/

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