WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356770

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1999

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY, BURNLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY, BURNLEY ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 81306 23280

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History

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Details

SD 8123 RAWTENSTALL BURNLEY ROAD (East, off) 255/14/10008 War Memorial in Rawtenstall Cemetery

II

Community war memorial. Erected Sept. 1915, at the instigation of Councillor Carrie Whitehead, JP, of Rawtenstall, and made by Joseph Harling of Rawtenstall. Pale grey granite, with incised inscriptions. Square base of 3 steps, carrying a square die. Base and die are inscribed. Plain cross on square base of 2 steps. This is the earliest known community war memorial erected during World War I, and originally commemorated only the dead from two council wards in Rawtenstall.



Listing NGR: SD8130623280

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: 477002

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 2 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/151285
War Memorials Register, accessed 2 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/13245

End of official listing