WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1138682
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK, VICTORIA AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 68729 55629

Details

SJ 65 NE FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE VICTORIA AVENUE

1/62 War Memorial in Queen's Park

GV II

South African War Memorial, 1904 (Pevsner). Grey marble with yellow sandstone cap and bronze figure. Square moulded base, chamfered plinth with recessed corners. Memorial plaques on four faces, in bronze, surmounted by bowtell topped pediment. The north facing pediment has the former arms of the Borough with the motto "Never Behind" below the date 1899-1902. Square tapering marble column with sandstone Ionic cap supporting a near full sized statue of a soldier, with rifle, dressed in the uniform of the period.

Listing NGR: SJ6872955629

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, 26 January 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
56704
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 26 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/139511
War Memorials Register, accessed 26 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2781

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01627/29
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