FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL IN CROW NEST PARK, 100 YARDS SOUTH OF BOOTHROYD GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134725

Date first listed: 03-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL IN CROW NEST PARK, 100 YARDS SOUTH OF BOOTHROYD GATE, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIAL IN CROW NEST PARK, 100 YARDS SOUTH OF BOOTHROYD GATE, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 23303 21620

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History

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Details

DEWSBURY CB CEMETERY ROAD SE 22 SW West Town SE 2330 2161 (Dewsbury 2/23 1st & 2nd World War Memorial in Crow Nest Park, 100 yards south of Boothroyd Gate

G.V. II

1st World War Memorial. 1924 with addition to inscription and added plaques to commemorate those who fell in 2nd World War. Large, cylindrical, 2-stage ashlar tower, with eight giant antae which in the open, upper tier support a deep frieze with blocking course with dies between which are inscribed the names of 1st World War battles. The upper tier contains an ashlar tripod with central column on round, stepped podium. The base is stepped and has a single iron gateway, into a domed chamber. Between the pilasters are 3 bronze plaques with the names of those who fell. One face contains the memorial inscription and the added 2nd World War inscription. The large round base has 2 later raised walls with bronze plaques to those who fell in the 2nd war.

Listing NGR: SE2330321620

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, 5 October 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 340707

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 5 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/95172
War Memorials Register, accessed 31 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/29119

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