THE WAR MEMORIAL, ST JOHN'S CHURCHYARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1174621

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1973

Statutory Address: THE WAR MEMORIAL, ST JOHN'S CHURCHYARD, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE WAR MEMORIAL, ST JOHN'S CHURCHYARD, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 26153 01200

Details

TL 20 SE POTTERS BAR HIGH STREET (East side) Potters Bar

5/214 The War Memorial, 19.12.73 St. John's Churchyard

- II

War Memorial. 1920. C.F.A. Voysey. Portland stone. Tall base surmounted by Free Gothic column and cross. Cornice to pedestal which has a dedicatory inscription and, on the other 3 sides, the names of war dead all inscribed in fine gold lettering. Octagonal column with concave sides and a loosely foliate capital. Diagonal buttresses to pedestal with finials and flying buttresses to column. Similar flying buttresses to iron gold painted cross. Re-erected 1973 on a stepped circular base on the site of the demolished Church of St. John the Baptist. (Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL2615301200

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, 12 January 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 164267

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 12 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/121592
War Memorials Register, accessed 12 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/917

End of official listing