United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
  The Imperial War Museum

Tottenham

Our Ref: 11781

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Address

Small Memorial Garden
Junction of Tottenham High Rd and Town Hall Approach Rd
Tottenham
GREATER LONDON
England
N15
 
Type: Allegory (eg: Victory)
OS Map Ref: TQ 330 900

Inscription

ERECTED/ BY/ THE INHABITANTS OF / TOTTENHAM / IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY / OF HER SONS WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918 / 1939 - 1945 / "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PILLAR GRANITE - CORNISH c1000mm     Good
FIGURE BRONZE c5000mm     Good

Physical Description

Winged victory holding wreath on globe. Figure stands on pillar and three-stepped square base. Memorial set on paved area surrounded by chains.

Wreath and bronze sword on front face of pillar above inscription.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

War First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 0
Is this an exact count? Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered? Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No
War Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served & Returned 0
Died 0
Is this an exact count? Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered? Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial? No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read? No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date: 17 June 1923
RolePerformed By
Unveiling HRH PRINCESS LOUISE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL
Dedication Bishop Suffragan of Willesden

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship? No
Did this include a roll of honour? NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site: Not known
Cost of Memorial: Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
MESSRS W B GRIFFITHS & SON Designer
Louis Frederick Roslyn Artist

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments:  
Photographs: Y
Other Documents: None
Form / Letter: F
Negatives: No
Drawings / Plans: No
Minutes: No