United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Kingsthorpe

Our Ref: 14993

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Address

Cock Hotel Junction
Harborough Road
Kingsthorpe
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
England
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
OS Map Ref:SP 750 630

Inscription

NAMES OF THE MEN/ OF KINGSTHORPE WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)

LEST WE FORGET/ THESE MEN/ WERE/ FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
FIGUREBRONZE   Good
PANELLINGBRONZE   Good
CenotaphStone   Good

Physical Description

CAST FIGURE OF ST GEORGE WEARING A CAPE AND HOLDING A LARGE SWORD ALOFT SURMOUNTS A STONE CENOTAPH. CENOTAPH HAS BRONZE PANELLING ON EACH OF FOUR SIDES WHICH BEARS INSCRIPTION. MEMORIAL SET IN FENCED-OFF GARDEN AREA.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:163
Served & Returned0
Died163
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname
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:

2002: statue replaced with assistance from WMT.

1990: statue was stolen.

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
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
Olive WootonSculptor
Alfred TurnerDesigner

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:6
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:O
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
War Memorials TrustWM121http://www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=271