The Great War Memorial

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Reference WMO266417

Address:

War Memorial Gardens

Victoria Embankment

Nottingham

NG2 2JY

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Portland stone
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A circular wall with sloping tops containing 13,482 names of those men of Nottinghamshire who died in WW1.The World War One memorial is thought to be the first of its kind in the country, following the poignant centenary of the day the guns fell silent. Names of the fallen will be etched into the circular stone surrounding the monument, with lighting atop the ring to illuminate the surface and the names to attract visitors and to allow quiet reflection at any time. Space has been built in to the monument for wreaths, poppies and memorials, and the names will be visible for both able and disabled visitors. Dedicated in June 2019 by the Duke of Kent.
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