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Plaque to General Sir Walter Norris Congreve VC KCB MVO DL

Gazetteer No. G0153

Date circa 1927

Address Stowe-by-Chartley Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0LF England


A pair of elegant classical wall tablets are by Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944), to General Sir Walter Congreve (d 1927), governor of Malta, and William Congreve VC (d 1916 in the Battle of the Somme). They are of white marble with green and orange marble borders respectively, and have broken pediments with achievements in a C17 revival manner. The C19 octagonal font is Perpendicular style. (Historic England, list entry 1273551)


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