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Town or City: Peterborough
County: Cambridgeshire
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM8363

Value of grant: £235.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: Small Grants Scheme
Year: 2014

UKNIWM reference number: 000000

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Eye war memorial after works ©Eye Parish Council 2014Eye war memorial is located in Eye cemetery and takes the form of a cross. The memorial is composed of a stepped base, plinth, shaft and wheel cross. The inscriptions are incised in the plinth and base and painted black. The memorial is dedicated to the fallen of the First and Second World Wars.

In 2014 War Memorials Trust offered a grant of £235 towards the conservation of this memorial. Works included in the grant offer consisted of cleaning the memorial using non-metallic bristle brushes and water, and re-pointing all open joints using non-cementitious lime mortar, colour matched to the original stone work. Eye war memorial before grant works ©Eye Parish Council 2014The applicant undertook the following works at their own expense; re-enamelling the lettering, removal of the concrete surround and replacing this with gravel and erecting a surrounding chain-link fence with hexagonal granite posts.

Eye war memorial was designed and created by Mr Charles Gray of Walton at a cost of £245 and was unveiled on Sunday 4th April 1920 by the Marquis of Exeter.Eye war memorial after works ©Eye Parish Council 2014

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM8363
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: Not found

War Memorials Online: 158356


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

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