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Memorial Hall, Old Street, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 03.774 W 002° 13.074
30U E 553615 N 5768322
Quick Description: The former Town Hall and Market, now a Memorial Hall, has four bronze Roll of Honour plaques fixed to the street face.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/11/2011 3:05:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMDA0X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:
This grade II listed building is the former Town Hall and Market built in 1832. The ground floor has a recessed Doric colonnade in antis with four cast-iron columns. It was formerly open but blocked in the 1920s with metal frame windows and a central door. There are four bronze memorial plaques mounted below the windows and glass fronted information panels. The pilastered 1st floor has a full entablature. The windows are in moulded architraves with flat cornices, and glazing bar sashes. The rear wall rebuilt 1920s, and has a stone 1832 date plaque set on it. There are two Doric half-columns in the entrance hall. The cellars are brick arched and there is also the former jail beneath.

The WWI plaques carry the names of the men of Upton who died serving their country:

               ROLL OF HONOUR
                  1914-1918

               Atwood, Pte.T,
               Allcot, Gnr.H.B,
               Baker, Tpr.R.C. 
               Biddle, Pte.P.J.
               Brick, Pte.W.E.
               Bridges, Pte.G.
               Cowley, Lieut.C.S.
               Davis, Corpl.W.
               Evans, Tpr.A.
               Fereday, Pte.G.A.
               Fereday, Pte.E.
               Gibbs, Sergt.F.
               Grocott, Pte.R.
               Harbage, Pte.E.W.
               Hawkes, Pte.C.W.
               Hedges, Pte.E.G.
               Hornby, Pte.C.E.
               Herman, Pte.J.S.
               Hill, Sergt.R.
               Hill, Pte.W.C.
               Hood, Gnr.F.W.
               James, LceCorpl.E.B.
               James, Corpl.F.J.
               James, Pte.J.H.
               Jarvis, Pte.E.E.

               Jarvis, Pte.V.M.
               Jarrett, Pte.F.
               Jones, Pte.J.E.
               Lloyd, Pte.G.E.
               Liddiard, Pte.J.H.
               Maslin, Pte.R.
               Malin, LcCorpl.E.T.
               New, Pte.F.C.
               Phelps, Tpr.H.
               Phillips, Pte.A.
               Pope, Pte.W.T.
               Pope, Pte.H.J.
               Pratt, Sergt.J.V.
               Preece, Lieut.C.
               Preece, LcCorpl.E.
               Pumfrey, Corpl.C.
               Pumfrey, Pte.J.
               Pumfrey, Pte.T.
               Reynolds, Pte.F.
               Sams, Lieut.M.A.
               Sidley, Pte.S.
               Smith, Lt.Wyndham.A.
               Walker, Pte.J.
               Watkins, Pte.G.H.
               Weston, Corpl.H.J.
               Wilcox, Pte.F.H.
               
                    THEIR
                 NAME LIVETH
                     FOR
                  EVERMORE
The plaques commemorating the dead of WWII are at each outer end of the front wall of the building beneath two information cabinets.

                These Men of the
               Parish of Upton-on-
                Severn Gave Their
                 Lives    in the
                 World      War
                1939        1945

               Allen, Cpl.W.R.
               Allen, Pte.H.J.
               Askew, Pte.H.E.
               Brown, Pte.H.R.
               Bushby, C.G.M. War OffG.
               Gurney, Sgt.Gnr.A.E.
               Halford, L-Cpl.N.E.J.
               Hodges, Air 1st Cl.W.A.
               Hughes, Sgt.Gnr.A.F.
               Jenkins, Pte.A.W.
               Jenkins, Cpl.J.
               Miles, Pte.R.

               Owen, Pte.R.D.
               Owen, Sgt.R.C.C.
               Pearce, L-Cpl.C.E.
               Poole, Cpl.C.
               Sidley, Stoker.B.
               Smith, Sgt.W.A.
               Taylor, L-Cpl.R.R.
               Thould, Pilot.Off.J.
               Tummey, Pte.H.M.
               Webb, Sgt.Gnr.H.G.
               Wheildon, Sgt.Gnr.J.W.

                     THEIR
                  NAME LIVETH
                      FOR
                   EVERMORE
From the web site, 'The main hall offers a venue for dances, private functions, theatre, music and arts and seats 165 people. The Council Chamber is ideal for business meetings, small wedding receptions/funeral wakes (up to 80 people) and there is a small Committee Meeting Room for use as a meeting room which seats 16 people. Kitchens and crockery are also available.'

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Upton-upon-Severn Parish Council.

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Memorial Hall
Old Street,
Upton Upon Severn, , Worcestershire UK
WR8 0HA


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