Record Details

NHER Number:48149
Type of record:Building
Name:Memorial to Edith Cavell

Summary

A bronze and stone memorial bust of Edith Cavell in nurses uniform. The stone base incorporates a full-size relief of a soldier hanging up a second laurel wreath.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2332 0889
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1972. Listed, Grade II.
Memorial to Edith Cavell. GV II Statue by J.G. Gordon Munn. Bronze and stone. Bust of Edith Cavell in nurse's uniform. The stone base incorporates a full-size relief of a soldier hanging up a second laurel wreath.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (World War One to 21st Century - 1915 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1210795.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 293.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Photograph of the Maid's Head Hotel with the Edith Cavell statue. 17 December.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. War Heroine's sacrifice is saluted.. 11 October.

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