Stratford-upon-Avon Peace Memorial

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Reference WMO/268656

Address:

Bancroft Basin

Bridge Street

Stratford-upon-Avon

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Figure sculpture
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Current location is close to the Canal Lock at Bancroft Basin in the public space bordered by the Stratford on Avon Canal, the River Avon and the Royal Shakepeare Theatre. Horizontal carved figure on stone with a vertical dedication stone on the rear face (the face towards the Royal Shakespeare Theatre) as opposed to the face towards the Canal
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Front Face-'PEACE I GIVE TO YOU' Rear Face-THIS MONUMENT, ERECTED BY/STRATFORD-UPON-AVON TOWN COUNCIL/COMMEMORATES 50 YEARS OF PEACE/BETWEEN THE NATIONS OF WESTERN EUROPE/1945-1995//DESIGNED BY NAOMI HAMER AND TREVOR BROWN/PUPILS OF STRATFORD-UPON AVON HIGH SCHOOL/DEDICATED BY THE BISHOP OF COVENTRY/THE RT. REVD SIMON BARRINGTON WARD/ON THE 6TH MAY 1995 IN THE PRESENCE/OF YOUNG PEOPLE FROM GERMANY/SCULPTURE BY.HORNTON QUARRIES LTD

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