Itchen Ferry Memorial Garden

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Reference WMO/281547


Haxel Road

Itchen Ferry


SO19 7QZ


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Flora and Fauna Flora and Fauna (any)
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Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A small enclosed paved area on the edge of the River Itchen with benches , flower beds and two memorials . One is recorded at #21629 the other is part of this memorial. It consists of a rectangular plaque , probably of polycarbonate , within a black frame , printed with the inscription , an image of the Supermarine Spitfire factory previously located in the vicinity and a number of coloured images of wildfowl and plants .
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/Welcome to the Itchen Ferry/The Itchen Ferry , an historic crossing point of the/River Itchen since before the middle ages and once the/home of fishermen and Crews of many of the J-Class /Racing Yachts of the 1920's/At one time the centre of aircraft design with Noel /Pemberton Billing and later , Vickers - Supermarine ,/building the World Class Flying Boats that won the /Schneider Trophy outright in 1931 and the Spitfire ,/designed by R J Mitchell which first flew in 1936/World War II bombing destroyed the Village and the Aircraft factories in 1941 , with 96 local people killed ,/to whom these Memorial Gardens are our lasting /tribute/Always a pleasant place to pass an hour or two/with beautiful sunsets and views looking towards /Southampton offering glimpses of Ocean Cruise Liners,/to be seen under the New Itchen Bridge with Rowing/ Club crews practicing on the River/A wide variety of waterfowl and waders can be seen/feeding on the tide , with little egrets , Ducks and our/resident family of Swans always ready to pose for/photographs/These Gardens and Memorial have formed the basis/of a local history study for Ludlow Road Junior School /and we hope they will bring you much enjoyment and/time to reflect on what our Country owe to the Residents /of the now "lost village " of Itchen Ferry./

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