SILVERTOWN WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1387182
Date first listed:
05-May-1999
Statutory Address:
SILVERTOWN WAR MEMORIAL, ROYAL WHARF, NORTH WOOLWICH ROAD, SILVERTON, E16 2BG

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Location

Statutory Address:
SILVERTOWN WAR MEMORIAL, ROYAL WHARF, NORTH WOOLWICH ROAD, SILVERTON, E16 2BG

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Newham (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ4085079843

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/01/2017

TQ 48 SW 251/4/10046

SILVERTOWN NORTH WOOLWICH ROAD ROYAL WHARF Silvertown War Memorial

(Formerly listed as Silvertown War Memorial, NORTH WOOLWICH ROAD, SILVERTOWN) II

War memorial. c1920. Limestone. Square section entactic pier made of 4 stones on a circular plinth. Ogee-section base; top with one laurel wreath to each face, each in a segmental-headed field over a reeded base. Inscriptions as follows. East face: To the glorious/memory of the/men from these/works who fell/in the Great War/1914-19. Then 7 names recorded. North face: blank. West face: And to the memory/of those who whilst/serving their country/by making TNT /perished in the/explosion in these/works. January 19th/1917. 18 names appended. S face: Also/to the memory/of those who/fell in the/Second World War/1939-1945. 7 names engraved. The west face commemorates the 73 people killed in the Silvertown TNT factory explosion of 1917 caused by a fire which reached the explosives store.

The war memorial was moved to its current location in 2016.

Listing NGR: TQ4085079843



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, 16 February 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
475102
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/111323
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12390

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: 07 Jun 2007
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