WAR MEMORIAL AT BRADSHAW TENNIS CLUB

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1031868
Date first listed:
10-Sep-2002
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT BRADSHAW TENNIS CLUB

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT BRADSHAW TENNIS CLUB

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Bolton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 73362 12362

Details

797-1/0/10014

War Memorial at Bradshaw Tennis Club

10-SEP-02

II

War memorial. Dedicated in 1922. Ashlar Portland stone monument consisting of a wide rectangular slab with a moulded cap set above a cornice moulding. The slab is set upon a stepped plinth, and carries an inscription on its east face which reads 'GREAT WAR (1914- 1919 ) . TO COMMEMORATE THE GREAT SACRIFICE OF 23 MEMBERS OF THE BRADSHAW CRICKET CLUB WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR AND THIS CRICKET GROUND IS FOR-EVER DEDICATED TO THEIR HEROIC MEMORY. APRIL 29th 1922.' The names of the fallen are recorded on the west face, and the 2 end faces carry relief carvings, that to the south depicting a rifle and sword crossed above a helmet and below a laurel wreath, that to the north with crossed cricket bats above cricket stumps. HISTORY: The memorial was erected by Lt. Colonel H.M. Hardcastle who also gave the cricket field to the local community.



This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 30 January 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
489762
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 30 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/81049
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/43703

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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