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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more