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WAR MEMORIAL OBELISK ON HACKINGKNIFE HILL

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.

Name: WAR MEMORIAL OBELISK ON HACKINGKNIFE HILL

List entry Number: 1068049

Location

WAR MEMORIAL OBELISK ON HACKINGKNIFE HILL

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

County:

District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212495

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Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12 July 2017.

SJ 99 SE SJ 96359350 7/37

HYDE WERNETH LOW COUNTRY PARK War Memorial Obelisk on Hackingknife Hill

II

War Memorial. c.1920. Granite with iron railings. Obelisk. Banded rustication and inscription on base which reads "They willingly left the unachieved purpose of their lives in order that all life should not be wrenched from its purpose". Plaque to rear commemorates the 1939-45 war. Bronze coat of arms. Plain railings with corner wreaths. The memorial is set on a hill overlooking Hyde.

Listing NGR: SJ9643693504

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.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 30 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/201079
War Memorials Register, accessed 30 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/3257

National Grid Reference: SJ9643693504

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