Aspley Guise War Memorial

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Reference WMO/268812


Roadside set back into area that was part of Aspley House

Bedford Road

Aspley Guise


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Unknown cross
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
About the memorial: A wooden (probably oak) crucifix, with a pitch timber roof capping, with a bronze figure of Christ on an eight sided stepped plinth made of brick and stone.The memorial was commissioned by Mrs Downes in memory of her two sons, and others that died in the First World War. It is mainly a wooden structure with Jesus on a cross, and standing on a stone base. Memorial re-erected by "Wheatsheaf" August 1983. WMR reference to 'wooden panels with 33 names completely rotten away'. A metallic plaque engraved or painted with the inscriptions of the fallen from World War 1 and World War 2 to the front which appear to haave replaced the lost original inscriptions that was engraved in the wooden panels.

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