Malvern War Memorial

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Reference WMO251330


Public Library

Graham Road


WR14 2HU


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Allegory (eg: Victory)
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial stands in the garden/forecourt of Malvern Library and takes the form of a bronze sculpture of a winged, young boy representing the Spirit of Youth, standing with his arms stretched upwards, holding a flaming torch; at his feet is a crown of thorns. The sculpture stands on a tapering, rectangular-on-plan, stone pedestal which, in turn, sits on a square-on-plan, stone plinth; the pedestal is inscribed, 'TO THOSE WHO / NOBLY SERVED / 1914 - 1919'. Below the plinth there is a two-stepped, square-on-plan stone base which sits upon an additional three-stepped, square-on-plan stone base which was added c.2008. c Historic England listing entry. Rolls of Honour within library. The memorial (1923) is by Richard Goulden (1877-1932) one of several he did including Dover (his home town) at the Bank of England, St Michael's Cornhill, Supreme Court and Hackney Rifles London Regiment
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Grade II (England)


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