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WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY

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: WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1356770

Location

WAR MEMORIAL IN RAWTENSTALL CEMETERY, BURNLEY ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1999

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 477002

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List entry Description

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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.

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SD 81306 23280

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