War Memorial Gardens, Hednesford, Cannock, England
Record Id: 9352
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The war memorial is a square column featuring bronze plaques near the base carrying the names of the fallen of World War 1. Both this and the gates are listed Grade II. Further stone plaques commemorate the dead of World War 2 and the Korean War. The war memorial is set on high ground within a memorial landscape. It is approached by a long straight path lined by mature trees.
Brief history of site
The creation of a war memorial for Hednesford was proposed in 1918. The land was given by the Marquis of Anglesey in 1920, and the war memorial was unveiled by Princess Alice in 1922.
Address: Rugeley Road, Hednesford, WS12 1DU
Staffordshire; Cannock Chase; Hednesford
Historical County: Staffordshire
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Form of site: memorial garden
Purpose of site: memorial garden
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1918 to 1922
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 1