WW1 Memorial Bench - Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 52° 56.589 W 002° 09.546
30U E 556506 N 5866277
Quick Description: This WW1 memorial bench with an artistic silhouette backrest is located on the village green in Barlaston.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/3/2021 9:27:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM1471N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The bench is located on the village green near to the war memorial in the village of Barlaston.

The black steel bench has a silhouette design on the back that incorporates the images of four soldiers holding rifles, barbed wire, and poppies that are painted red.

The plaque situated on the back of the bench is inscribed as follows:-

'1914 - 1918
Erected by Barlaston Parish Council
in recognition of all the villagers who
were impacted by the events of the
Great War'

"WW1 Bench Seat - David Ogilvie Engineering, Kilmarnock, Scotland.
Our WW1 design is made from 6mm thick laser cut steel then crafted by hand and made into a bench seat on our OE frame at a standard length of 1600mm, the design incorporates the image of soldiers, crosses and poppies.
Fabricated all from steel, hot dipped galvanized for weather and corrosion protection, then painted in 2 pack acrylic paint in colour of choice. They all come with our 25 year UK guarantee.
Length: 1600mm Height: 970mm Width: 640mm" SOURCE: (visit link)
Title of Piece: Unknown

Artist: Unknown

Material/Media: Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Village Green, Barlaston.

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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