Bildeston War Memorial

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Reference #251265

Address:

High Street

jct Chapel Street

Bildeston

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Bildeston war memorial consists of an obelisk rising from a square plinth set on a stepped base. At the top of the obelisk is carved swagged decoration, above which is a ball; there is also decorative carving around the base of the obelisk. Two opposing sides of the plinth carry the fourteen names of those who died in the First World War, and a third carries the inscription 'In grateful memory of the men of Bildeston who gave their lives for their country 1914-1918'. On the fourth side is the inscription 'Also the war 1939-1945' followed by five names. c Historic England listing entry
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Grade II (England)

1393522

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