John Alexander Christie - Edmonton

John Alexander Christie - Edmonton

N18, Silver Street, Pymmes Park

{On the small plaque:} John Alexander Christie was born in Warwick Road, Edmonton in 1895 and was a recipient of the highest award for b...

1 subject commemorated
El Alamein stone

El Alamein stone

HA1, Station Road , Harrow Council Buildings

In our photo (looking south): the El Alamein stone is between the two nearest trees, and the Burma Star Association plaque is on the wall...

3 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Silver Jubilee - Montague Close

Silver Jubilee - Montague Close

SE1, Montague Close

2021: The granite stones remain but all these plaques are gone.

2 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Bridges - Montague Close

Bridges - Montague Close

SE1, Montague Close

The pale palque between the two dark ones carries some near-illegible etchings showing bridges.

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Giles Vernon Hart - W6

Giles Vernon Hart - W6

W6, Ravenscourt Park

From Polish Solidarity we learn that the granite was shipped from Strzegom in Silesia. POSK, the Polish Cultural Centre, is at nearby 238...

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Air Chief Marshal Dowding - Tunbridge Wells

Air Chief Marshal Dowding - Tunbridge Wells

TN1, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Calverley Grounds

We thank Tom Long for the information about the crest.

1 subject commemorated
Brixton Theatre foundation stone

Brixton Theatre foundation stone

SW2, Effra Road, Windrush Square

Although not actually named, this lonely, vandalised stone is all that remains of the theatre.

4 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Lord Wandsworth - monument

Lord Wandsworth - monument

SW12, Nightingale Lane, 105, Ferndale

Both these stones must have been rescued from the building during renovation works. The top one looks like it formed the blind fanlight ...

3 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Alfred Linnell

Alfred Linnell

E3, Southern Grove, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Since we don't normally collect gravestone we are no experts on them but this one is odd. A small plain white stone with three layers ma...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Giant's Teeth

Giant's Teeth

UB7, Harmondsworth Moor, Middle Meadow

Describing the dedication of the memorial for the crash the website Their Last Night mentions that the Waterloo granite stones were depos...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
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