Cenotaph

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In front of the [city] hall is a fine terrace with flower beds, a setting for the city’s tribute to those who fell in the Great War. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the memorial is a cenotaph with the city arms and a golden wreath, and stood originally by the old Guildhall. Two flag standards at the ends of the terrace have beautiful bronze bases with figures of women symbolising the four seasons (sowing, gathering fruit, reaping and feeding birds).

(from The King’s England – Norfolk, edited by Arthur Mee, 1940)

 

 

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