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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WAR MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1058315

Location

WAR MEMORIAL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityMells

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jan-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266736

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History

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Details

MELLS CP ST7249

10/36 War memorial

1.69

GV II*

War memorial. Circa 1920 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Doulting and dressed Purbeck marble. Consists of a curved wall backed by a sculpted yew hedge echoing the curve to fore a backdrop. The outer wings of the wall are of coursed and squared Doulting rubble, stepped back at each end. Centre panel of Purbeck marble with dedicatory inscription stepped slightly forward; each side the names of the fallen flanked by plain stone benches on solid bellied plinths. Central commanding Tuscan column on pedestal with crowning figure of St George slaying the dragon. Outer walls have circular memorial plaques of 1945.

Listing NGR: ST7291649151

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National Grid Reference: ST7291649151

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