SJ8944 : War Memorial at Albert Square, Fenton

taken 12 years ago, near to Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

War Memorial at Albert Square, Fenton
War Memorial at Albert Square, Fenton
Location: Albert Square, in front of the old Town Hall , Fenton
Unveiling: Unveiled 11 November 1922
Architect: Charles F Simms
Sculptor: Messrs W & R Mellor Ltd
Commissioned by: funded by public subscription

The war memorial has grade II listing status.

An obelisk springs from the base of the memorial.

On the side facing Christchurch Street the figure of a private soldier stands with reversed arms. The old Fenton coat of arms is carved on the side of the monument facing the Town Hall, with the motto ONWARD and UPWARD carved in raised letters.

On each of the other three sides are carved laurel wreaths and festoons, under which the words HONOUR SACRIFICE and COURAGE are incised. On each corner of the monument are prominent supporting diagonal buttresses with moulded base and plain caps.

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Date Taken
February 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 February, 2007
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War Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 890 445 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.8625N 2:9.9207W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 890 445
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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