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Town or City: Lockinge
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM2585

Value of grant: £3550.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: WMT Grant Scheme
Year: 2015

UKNIWM reference number: 31698

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Lockinge war memorial after works © Lockinge Trust 2015Lockinge war memorial is located at East Lockinge, Wantage, Oxfordshire. This Bath stone (limestone) cross with a carved pinnacle on a central octagonal shaft is mounted on a hexagonal base. The inscription is incised in the stone. The memorial commemorates World War I and World War II. It is a Grade II listed structure and is located in Ardington and East Lockinge Conservation Area.

In 2016 a grant of £3,550 was awarded through the War Memorials Trust Grants Scheme towards steam cleaning to improve legibility of the inscriptions, repairs to stonework and re-pointing with lime mortar.

The memorial was unveiled on 1st May 1921. The architect was Mr F. E. Howard of Oxford, the sculptor was Mr Alec Miller of Chipping Camden and the builders were Messrs W. H. Axtell & Sons of Oxford.

Lockinge war memorial before works © Lockinge Trust 2015

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM2585
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: 31698

War Memorials Online: 183684

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

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