LAUNCESTON WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052240
Date first listed:
13-Sep-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Jun-1993
Statutory Address:
LAUNCESTON WAR MEMORIAL, THE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LAUNCESTON WAR MEMORIAL, THE SQUARE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Launceston
National Grid Reference:
SX 33161 84560

Details

LAUNCESTON

SX32843384 THE SQUARE 660-1/4/176 Launceston War Memorial 13/09/72 (Formerly Listed as: THE SQUARE Launceston War Memorial to 1st World War)

GV II

1st World War memorial. 1921. Granite ashlar in the style of a market cross or lantern. Octagonal plan. Gothic style. 6 steps to base, plain ashlar plinth with weathered copings; buttressed stage above with inset inscribed panels, then an open stage with traceried lights, a moulded cornice, buttress finials and radiating ribs up to central cross.

Listing NGR: SX3316084560

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, 13 December 2016.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
370129
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 13/12/2016 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/245562
War Memorials Register, accessed 13/12/2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/9244

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04433/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bryon J. Mason. Source Historic England Archive
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