RAINHAM WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1063900
Date first listed:
25-Mar-2002
Statutory Address:
RAINHAM WAR MEMORIAL, BROADWAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAINHAM WAR MEMORIAL, BROADWAY

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Havering (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 52057 82230

Details

940/0/10046

BROADWAY Rainham War Memorial 25-MAR-02

GV II Rainham War Memorial

War Memorial clock tower. 1920 by Mr Vinton, builder. Red Belgian brick, Portland and cast stone dressings.

Hexagonal short tower with clock faces to three sides. Sloping base with names of war dead. Stone blocks inscribed 'LEST WE FORGET' at angles. Gauged arches to niche and doorway. Inscription panels on sides. Narrow pilasters at angles. Upper parapet with balustrade. The memorial is set within iron railings.

HISTORY: unveiled by Col. Whitmore, Lord Lieutenant of Essex, on 7th November 1920. This practical form of war memorial, prominently sited in front of the parish church, cost £60 to erect.

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, 16 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
488534
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/111629
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12004

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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