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East Brent

Town or City: East Brent
County: Somerset
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM7774

Value of grant: £282.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: Small Grants Scheme
Year: 2014

UKNIWM reference number: 24737

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East Brent war memorial after grant works © East Brent Parish Council 2014East Brent war memorial is located at the junction of Western Road and Old Bristol Road. The memorial is formed of a three stepped base, two-tiered plinth and tapering octagonal stone column surmounted by a cross. Four figure sculptures stand on the lower plinth level with the upper plinth, and corner columns join the lower plinth and the first step. The inscriptions are incised in the lower plinth and painted black and commemorate the fallen of the First World War, Second World War and the Korean War. The war memorial is Grade II listed.

In 2014 War Memorials Trust offered a grant of £282 towards cleaning and re-pointing the memorial. The memorial was steam cleaned and open and damaged joints were re-pointed using an appropriate lime mortar.

East Brent war memorial before grant works © East Brent Parish Council 2013  The inscription on the memorial reads:

“To the glory of God
and in proud and grateful
of the following soldiers
from or connected with
this parish
who gave their lives
for their country
in the Great War
Ye that live on mid
English pastures green
remember us and think
what might have been.

East Brent war memorial after grant works © East Brent Parish Council 2014(names)





Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM7774
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: 24737

War Memorials Online: 140662

If you have a concern about this memorial please contact the Trust on conservation@warmemorials.org

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