WAR MEMORIAL IN PUBLIC PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1218631
Date first listed:
06-May-1976
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN PUBLIC PARK, PARK AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL IN PUBLIC PARK, PARK AVENUE

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Barrow-in-Furness (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 20309 69791

Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD26NW PARK AVENUE 708-1/6/104 (East side (off)) 06/05/76 War Memorial in Public Park

II

War Memorial. 1919. By Major C Oakley. For Barrow Haematite Steel Co. Sculptors Fairburn and Hull; all of Barrow. Portland limestone with iron railings and bronze plaques. Circular platform with railings between 4 flights of steps having piers and balustrades with bronze insets and guilloche ornament. Central obelisk has plinth with convex corners and bronze plaques; tapered square shaft with ornament of acanthus, fluting etc and a bronze wreath on each side. The plaques bear the dedication to, and names of, those lost in the Great War; those at each corner with reliefs of infantryman, sailor, Liberty and an angel. Attached to the railings are 2 plaques with names of those lost in World War II. An imposing local landmark.

Listing NGR: SD2030969791

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, 2 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388555
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 2 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/120481
War Memorials Register, accessed 2 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2079

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: 10 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03818/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr CJ Wright. Source Historic England Archive
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