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Saxby All Saints War Memorial

Conflict Commemorated:20th Century conflicts

Address:Corner of Main Street and Saxby Hill, Saxby All Saints

Parish:Saxby All Saints

Type of Memorial:Victoria Monument

Materials Used:Stone

Description:A Grade 2 listed structure known as the Queen Victoria Monument which consists of a column surmounted by a crown and with a drinking trough at the base has been repaired and repurposed by the addition of plaques commemorating the those who died in both World Wars. The base also holds an original plaque commemorating Frederick Horsley who died in 1897. The new plaques measure measure 660 x 535 x 25mm

Inscription:(Original panel Front face ) IN MEMORY OF THE 60TH / YEAR OF THE REIGN OF / QUEEN VICTORIA / AND ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ ONE OF HER MAJESTY'S / MOST LOYAL SUBJECTS / FREDERICK HORSLEY/ WHO DIED MAY 21ST 1897/ HAVING BEEN FOR 42 YEARS /THE FAITHFUL STEWARD / OF THIS ESTATE. (Small plaque on this face) RESTORED 1977 THE SILVER JUBILEE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II (Left Side) IN HONOUR AND MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 -1918/ PTE. REGINALD DUCKITT/ SERG. THOMAS HALL / PTE. BERTIE HENRY MASON/ PTE. HARRY LANCELOT MASON/ PTE. CHARLES ALFRED PARKINSON/ PTE WILLIAM RUSHBROOK/ CPL. WILLIAM SHEPHERDSON/ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE / OUR VILLAGE REMEMBERS THEM/ (Right side) IN HONOUR AND MEMORY OF / LANCE CORPORAL HARRY HAVERCROFT / ROYAL LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT OF THIS PARISH KILLED ON 3RD JULY 1944/ IN NORMANDY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR MAY HE REST IN PEACE / OUR VILLAGE REMEMBERS HIM/

Memorial Condition:Good

Custodian/ Responsibility for Maintenance:Parish Council

Listed Memorial:Yes

Grade:II

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C J Anderson

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2019

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