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Public Art

War Memorial

War Memorial

Contact

Tourist Information Centre

01782 236000

Address

Outside Hanley Town Hall,
Albion Street,
City Centre,
Stoke-on-Trent,
ST1 1QQ

Details

Sculptor: Harold Brownsword. The snake beneath Victory’s feet alludes to the defeat of evil, in this case by force of arms (the sword in her right hand). The wreath is another signifier of Victory, while the lion on the female figure’s helmet and the two Tudor roses either side of the Stoke-on-Trent coat of arms symbolise the English nation. To our valiant dead 1914 -1918. 1939 -1945’ and ‘They died for our freedom’.

Location

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Map reference: SJ 883473  Lat: 53.02343 Long: -2.17537