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CROPPER MEMORIAL IN NORTH-EAST CORNER OF ABBOT HALL RECREATION GROUND

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: CROPPER MEMORIAL IN NORTH-EAST CORNER OF ABBOT HALL RECREATION GROUND

List entry Number: 1145683

Location

CROPPER MEMORIAL IN NORTH-EAST CORNER OF ABBOT HALL RECREATION GROUND, KIRKLAND

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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kendal

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75413

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Details

SD 5192 SE KENDAL KIRKLAND (Off East side)

11/72 Cropper Memorial in north-east corner of Abbot Hall Recreation Ground G.V. II

Memorial to James Cropper c1900. Monolithic, dressed slate slab, c10 ft high with jagged top; set upright in 2nd dressed slate slab, with jagged ends, laid flat. Front face has inset circular copper panel with bas-relief profile portrait; concentric inscription (carved in slate): JAMES CROPPER MDCCCXXIII - MDCCCC. Main inscription below: Last Member of Parliament for the Ancient Borough of Kendal. First Chairman of the Westmorland County Council ... Bas-relief carving on rear face shows single oak-tree shoot rising vertically from root and interrupted by 5 inscribed panels: FAITH; HOPE; ZEAL; JOY; LOVE.

Listing NGR: SD5167892325

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National Grid Reference: SD 51678 92325

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