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War Memorial

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Station Road
Town:Buxted
Parish:Buxted
Council:Wealden District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN22
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Public Park
and in:Religious
Access is:Public
Location note:Inside Buxted Park, St Margaret the Queen Church, just inside the gate
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:53
Grid reference:L6
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : John Leopold Denman
     Role:Designer

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General Information

Work is:Extant
Description:Obelisk on stepped base. Top, narrow part of obelisk widens at top to include carved reliefs - west face of St. Margaret and two children; north face of St. George killing the gragon.
Inscription:North face, base of obelisk:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
& IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THOSE FROM
BUXTED CIVIL PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT
WAR FOR FREEDOM TRUTH,
AND RIGHTEOUSNESS
1914 - 1910
'' Their name liveth ''

LIKEWISE THOSE WHO FELL
IN THE WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945


South face:

ST MARGARETS
followed by the names of the fallen

West face:

HIGH HURSTWOOD
followed by the names of the fallen

East face:

ST MARY'S
followed by the names of the fallen


Inscribed around the top of the base:

North face: GREATER LOVE HATH NO
West face: MAN THAN THIS THAT
South face: A MAN LAY DOWN HIS
East face: LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Religious, Military, Free Standing, Commemorative
Object type1:War memorial
Object type2:Sculpture
Object type3:Shaft
     Object subtype1:Obelisk
Object type4:Relief
     Object subtype1:Obelisk
Subject type1:Pictorial
     Subject subtype1:Standing
Subject type2:Mythological
     Subject subtype1:Standing
Subject type3:Figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Stepped octagonal base
     Material:?limestone
     Height (cm):25
     Width (cm):280
     Depth (cm):280
Part 2:Top section including carvings
     Material:None
     Height (cm):250
     Width (cm):25
     Depth (cm):18
Part 3:Base of obelisk
     Material:None
     Height (cm):115
     Width (cm):80
     Depth (cm):80

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Replaced parts
     More details:North face: replacement parts to stepped base and to base of obelisk. West face: replacement part to stepped base. South face: small chip to base of obelisk. East face: cracks to the stepped base where it joins small corner columns.
Date of on-site inspection:06/07/2007

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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