CENOTAPH, WITH MEMORIAL GATES, GATEPIERS AND SCREEN WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1137094
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
CENOTAPH, WITH MEMORIAL GATES, GATEPIERS AND SCREEN WALLS, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CENOTAPH, WITH MEMORIAL GATES, GATEPIERS AND SCREEN WALLS, PARK ROAD

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District:
Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 49210 19106

Details

MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD. NZ 41 NE (4919) 3/62 Cenotaph, with memorial gates, gatepiers and screen walls. G.V. II Cenotaph, with gates gatepiers and screen walls, at entrance to Albert Park, 1922 by Brierley and Rutherford (York), and Messrs Coxhead (Middlesbrough), masons. Tablets by Birmingham Guild Ltd. Gates renewed 1981. Polished grey Aberdeen granite ashlar cenotaph, iron gates, Portland stone ashlar gatepiers and walls, and bronze tablets. Cenotaph c.17m west of wide gateway with flanking pedestrian gateways, screen walls and short projecting end returns and terminal piers. Cenotaph: rectangular-plan pedestal and truncated shaft, supporting deep stepped and moulded base of chest tomb, with gadrooned band and panelled tablets on sides and ends. North and south faces of shaft inscribed: "THE GLORIOUS DEAD 1914-1919, 1939-1945". On ends of shaft and pedestal pilaster strips flanked at heads by bronze husk drops and topped by bronze wreaths. Pedestal on 2 broad steps, shaped at ends, and with glinters at angles. 2-leaf central gates and one-leaf pedestrian gates. Original side panels with elaborate scrolls and strapwork and similar crestings. Fielded-panelled gatepiers, with moulded plinths, deep cornices and ornamented urn finials. Screen walls have banded rusticated pilaster strips between groups of tablets; stepped plinth, cornice and similar piers at ends. Tablets, in moulded surrounds, have raised lettering recording names of fallen in both World Wars; 12 tablets on each wall. Faceted ball finials on end piers. East faces of walls have plain raised panels.

Listing NGR: NZ4921019106

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, 7 February 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
59769
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 7 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/113682
War Memorials Register, accessed 7 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/9697
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 7 Cleveland Part 13 Durham Part 41 Tyne and Wear,

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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Date: 08 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05180/07
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