WAR MEMORIAL NEAR JUNCTION WITH SILK STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068457

Date first listed: 18-Oct-1991

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL NEAR JUNCTION WITH SILK STREET, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL NEAR JUNCTION WITH SILK STREET, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 65848 00238

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SD 60 SE, 2/64

LEIGH, CHURCH STREET (south side), War Memorial near junction with Silk Street

II

War Memorial. 1922. By J C Prestwich. Ashlar Portland limestone. Cenotaph set on stepped stylobate in centre of memorial garden. Classical style. Plinth with re-entrant corners; bronze plaques on two sides are set in architraves under wreaths and are flanked by engaged columns with fluted shafts and palm-leaf capitals; dentilled cornice above friezes inscribed 'OUR GLORIOUS DEAD'. On the top is a stylised coffin bearing crosses and wreath. Sides have sculptured swords set between bronze pikes and frieze is inscribed with dates of both World Wars.

Listing NGR: SD6584800238

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, 27 January 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 213550

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 27 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/105506
War Memorials Register, accessed 27 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/18490

End of official listing