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  • Preserving our war memorials

    Stephanie Jenkins explains how she started getting Oxford's war memorials onto the National Heritage list.

    9 November 2016

    Throughout the centenary of the First World War, Historic England aims to add 2,500 free-standing war memorials to the National Heritage List for England. Oxford has at least 13 free-standing outdoor First World War memorials. At the time the project started, only two were already listed: the Oxfordshire & Buckingham Light Infantry war memorial at Rose Hill by Sir Edwin Lutyens (who also designed the Cenotaph) and the Calvary war memorial outside St Margaret’s Church in North Oxford.

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