Gosberton Clough & Risegate, Lincolnshire

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Reference WMO260557

Address:

North Bank Rise Eau

Siltside

Gosberton Risegate, Lincolnshire

PE11 4ES

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The Gosberton Clough and Risegate War Memorial, which is an imposing cross, situated on the north bank on the Risegate Eau, near Gosberton Station, was dedicated and unveiled on Sunday afternoon in beautiful sunny weather. About 400 people, men, women and children, were present at the service, which was solemnly impressive and lasted about an hour, that the people were appreciative was evident in the intense silence, and by the manifestations of sympathy. The memorial is a large cross, 12 or 14 feet in height, in Scottish granite, and was completed last Friday week. Messrs. John Langley & Son, of Kirton, being the contractors. The cross is mounted on foundation of 2-½ ft. of concrete. The cost of the memorial with the fence was £320. Unveiled by Mrs Royce wife of the local MP. Dedicated by the Vicar
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