Bournemouth War Memorial facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBournemouth War Memorial
|For servicemen from Bournemouth killed in the First World War|
|Designed by||Albert Edward Shervey|
|Official name||Bournemouth War Memorial with associated steps, enclosure and balustrade|
|Designated||12 March 2014|
Bournemouth War Memorial is a First World War memorial built in 1921, located in the central gardens in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. The memorial is guarded by two stone lions made by WA Hoare. It was designed by Bournemouth's deputy architect Albert Edward Shervey, who copied the two lions (one sleeping, the other awake and roaring) from Antonio Canova's lions which guarded the tomb of Pope Clement XIII.
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