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Statutory Address:
Anti Air War Memorial, Outside Highbeam House, 581-587, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0RD


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Statutory Address:
Anti Air War Memorial, Outside Highbeam House, 581-587, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0RD

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

Greater London Authority
Redbridge (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 40347 92854


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2014

TQ 4092 7/1 5027

HIGH ROAD (West Side), Woodford Green,

Anti Air War Memorial (Outside Highbeam House, 581-587)

(Formerly listed as Anti-Abyssinian War Memorial (Outside No 587 High Road))


1935. Small stone bomb on square plinth inscribed as follows: Front - "To those who in 1932 upheld the right to use bombing aeroplanes". Left - "this monument is raised as a protest against war in the air" Right - "originally unveiled by R P Zaphiro, secretary of the Imperial Ethiopian Legation London. Supported by James Ranger, E J A Webster, J Davey, Sylvia Pankhurst. October 20th 1935". Rear - "The site of this monument is the property of Sylvia Pankhurst. Design and work by Eric Benfield". Enclosed by an iron railing. Listed for its historic value.

Listing NGR: TQ4034792854

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, 17 February 2017.


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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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