WAR MEMORIAL AT SOUTH END OF MEMORIAL DRIVE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256215
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT SOUTH END OF MEMORIAL DRIVE, GREEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AT SOUTH END OF MEMORIAL DRIVE, GREEN ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE2851837151

Details

LEEDS

SE23NE GREEN ROAD, Meanwood 714-1/6/965 (North East side) War Memorial at south end of Memorial Drive

GV II

Memorial to First World War. c1920, altered to include memorial to fallen of Second World War. By AR Powys. For Walter Rowley. Hammer-tooled gritstone base, timber-framed and weather-boarded shelter with stone slate roof supporting a bronze crucifix. The underside of the canopy is plastered and decorated with gold stars on a white ground; blue enamel in Christ's halo. The lower part of the rear wall of the shelter has carved lettering: 'TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PERPETUAL HONOUR OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-18', list of 46 names, 'FORGET NOT THOSE WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE/ EVEN SO DID CHRIST/ MR WALTER ROWLEY OF ALDER HILL MEANWOOD GAVE THIS MEMORIAL/ HIS NEPHEW FELL AT VILLERS=BRETONNEUX, 24 APRIL 1918 RIP'. A bronze plaque added to the stone base lists 46 names of those who died in the 1939-45 war. AR Powys was brother of the then vicar of Holy Trinity Church and a long-time secretary of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.



Listing NGR: SE2851837151

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, 31 January 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465157
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 31 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/101928
War Memorials Register, accessed 31 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/22164

Legal

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

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