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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1052240



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Launceston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Jun-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 370129

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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)


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.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 13/12/2016 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 13/12/2016 from

National Grid Reference: SX 33161 84560


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