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WAR MEMORIAL IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH 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 SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1375887

Location

WAR MEMORIAL IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY, OVERLEIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469866

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Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16 June 2017.

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 OVERLEIGH ROAD 1932-1/8/217 (South side (off)) War Memorial in south part of Overleigh Cemetery

GV II

War memorial, undated, to those fallen in the Great War 1914-19. White stone. Base of 2 octagonal steps; inscribed plinth; cross with downward-pointing sword of justice in bronze, total height approx 5m. Inscription in Roman capitals: "THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN AND INTENTION WITH THOSE WHICH HAVE BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE". The war memorial stands at the junction of the drives from Overleigh Road and the two mortuary chapels of the cemetery (qv).



Listing NGR: SJ4034265131

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 June 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 June 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/251342

National Grid Reference: SJ 40342 65131

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