war memorials

  • Marston War Memorials Grade II Listed

    Two more memorials gain listed protection

    21 January 2017

    Two more of Oxford's WW1 war memorials have been given Grade II listed status by Historic England. The memorials in Old Marston and New Marston have been added as part of the campaign to list all England's WW1 memorials.

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  • Oxford War Memorials – an Update

    Oxford's three listed memorials, and more to follow.

    28 November 2016

    Oxford now has three Grade II-listed WW1 war memorials, in Summertown, Rose Hill, and St Margaret's Church in North Oxford. Volunteers are applying for others to be given the same protection.

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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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