United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

GREENGATES

Our Ref: 28482

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Address

GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
HARROGATE RD (A657)
GREENGATES
WEST YORKSHIRE
England
BD10
 
Type:Allegory (eg: Victory)
Other Location Details:

JUNCTION OF A657 AND A658 (HARROGATE RD AND NEW LINE)

OS Map Ref:SE 190 373

Inscription

IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ GREENGATES/ AND/ DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)

IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H./ THE PRINCE OF WALES/ WHO PLACED A WREATH HERE/ MAY 30 1923/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF GREENGATES, APPERLEY BRIDGE/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919

IN/ COMMEMORATION/ OF THE TRIBUTE PAID BY/ H.R.H. THE DUKE AND/ DUCHESS OF YORK/ WHO PLACED A WREATH ON/ THIS MEMORIAL/ APRIL 23RD 1928/ IN REMEMBRANCE OF MEN/ OF GREENGATES/ APPERLEY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919.

ON BASE: ALSO/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF GREENGATES/ AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
COLUMNSTONE - PORTLAND7000MM2630MM2630MMGood
PLAQUES/PANELS WITH NAMESBRONZE   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

WINGED BRONZE FIGURE (VICTORY OR PEACE) DRESSED IN ROBES SURMOUNTS STONE SPHERE. SPHERE HAS LAUREL GARLANDS IN RELIEF AT BASE. SPHERE STANDS ON STONE COLUMN. COLUMN BEARS WW1 INSCRIPTION AND BRONZE PLAQUES. COLUMN SURMOUNTS STONE BASE WHICH BEARS WW2 INSCRIPTION AND NAMES ON BRONZE PLAQUES.

CARVED AT TOP OF COLUMN; FREEDOM, HONOUR, JUSTICE, PEACE.
TWO SMALL SEPARATE DIAMOND SHAPED STONES IN FRONT HAVE BRONZE PLAQUES REFERRING TO THE SERVICES OF 1923 AND 1928

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:80
Served & Returned0
Died80
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:28
Served & Returned0
Died28
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?surname
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, forename
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

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

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:05TH NOVEMBER 1921
RolePerformed By
UnveiledLT COL ALDERMAN ANTHONY GADIE
Date:05TH NOVEMBER 1921
RolePerformed By
DedicatedARCHDEACON OF BRADFORD

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
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor
MESSRS JEPTHA THORNTON AND SONSMason
MR ERNEST WRIGHTArchitect

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

The location information correctly states "New Line" as the road name which derives from the changed alignment when the route was turnpiked.

Comments: 
Photographs:11
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:Yes
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
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