Battlefield Crosses

The Battlefield Crosses

During the First World War, the temporary graves of the fallen were marked by wooden crosses made from odd bits of wood retrieved from the battlefield and erected by their…
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The Montpellier Bandstand

In 1994 Cheltenham Civic Society initiated the restoration of the Bandstand, which was first built in 1856 and is one of the oldest, if not the oldest in the country.…
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Gustav Holst Statue

The Holst Statue

The Gustav Holst Memorial Fountain Gustav Holst was at the heart of the renaissance in English music during the first half of the 20th century and his statue was unveiled…
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The Gordon Lamp - Cheltenham

The Gordon Lamp

In 2011, Councillor Anne Regan, then Mayor of Cheltenham, commented on the poor state of the Gordon Lamp, which had been funded by public subscription and erected in 1887. Originally…
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