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
PILLARGRANITE - CORNISHc1000mm  Good
FIGUREBRONZEc5000mm  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

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
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
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
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
Unveiled HRH PRINCESS LOUISE DUCHESS OF ARGYLL
DedicatedBishop 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 & SONDesigner
Louis Frederick RoslynArtist

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

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