United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

Men of Edmonton

Our Ref: 17988

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Address

B154 and A1010
Edmonton Green
GREATER LONDON
England
N9
 
Type:Cenotaph
Other Location Details:

Since the redevopment of 1969-71, the memorial has stood on a busy roundabout.

OS Map Ref:TQ 330 920

Inscription

6 o'clock face: TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ ERECTED/ BY THE PEOPLE OF/ EDMONTON/ IN/ LOVING AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ HER SONS WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ AND THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS

3 o'clock face: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
CenotaphGRANITE - CORNISH510cm  Good

Physical Description

FOUR-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH AND CENOTAPH. WHOLE IS SURROUNDED BY SHORT SQUARE POSTS.

SWORD WITH WREATH AT THE TOP OF THE HILT ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE MEMORIAL.

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?

ENFIELD BOROUGH COUNCIL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:26 October 1924
RolePerformed By
Dedicated Local Clergy/Dignitaries
UnveiledAir Vice Marshal Sir Philip Game

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:c £1000
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
MESSRS W GRIFFITHS AND SONSMason
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Local newspaper launched campaign for memorial in June 1923 after failure of earlier campaign.

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:Panning Application Details ref, AD/11/0119 15 Dec. 2011; advertising consent application regarding Olympic Games signage on the Green.
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Publications:1
Press Cuttings:2
Publication NameAuthorDate PublishedPage / DateOther Information
Tottenham and Edmonton Weekly Herald  8 February 1924 p.8; 9 / 31 October 1924