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Reference WMO/94938


Memorial Garden

High Street junction Rock Road



BS49 4JA


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Pillar/column
  • Metal Copper
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The war memorial in the northern Somerset village of Yatton is a Clipsham stone pillar topped with an Ionic capital. It stands on a plinth and a four-stepped base in a gravelled area at the junction of Rock Road and the High Street. Copper alloy plaques on two sides of the memorial commemorate the fallen. WMT are currently assessing this memorial through our casework
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bronze or brass plaque on the north face of the plinth is inscribed: 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF YATTON / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / (name and regiment)'. Plaque to west side reads: `TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN HONOUR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO FELL IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 / (surname and regiment for those on war service; name of those killed by enemy action)'.

Grade II (England)


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