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WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK

List entry Number: 1138682

Location

WAR MEMORIAL IN QUEEN'S PARK, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56704

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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.

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SJ 68729 55629

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