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Town or City: Sedgeberrow
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM5848

Value of grant: £1140.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: WMT Grant Scheme
Year: 2015

UKNIWM reference number: N/A

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Sedgeberrow war memorial is a Portland stone calvary and is 16 feet in height. The memSedgeberrow war memorial ©  Sedgeberrow Parish Council 2015orial consists of a three-stepped square base that supports a Latin cross, featuring a crucified figure, surmounted by a canopy. Sedgeberrow war memorial commemorates those that fell in the First World War, with the names of the fallen listed along with a general commemorative inscription. These inscriptions feature on the stepped base of the memorial and are incised. The memorial is situated in the churchyard of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Sedgeberrow, Evesham, Worcestershire.

In 2015 a grant of £1,140 was awarded through the War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme to undertake work to clean the memorial. Sedgeberrow war memorial was cleaned using low pressure steam cleaning and, whilst not covered by the grant, the inscriptions were re-painted with black paint.

The memorial was dedicated on 31st July 1919, and was unveiled Sedgeberrow war memorial © Sedgeberrow Parish Council 2015in September 1919. It was designed and executed by Messrs W and H Gardiner of Evesham.

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM5848
UK National Inventory of War Memorials:

War Memorials Online: 150008

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

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