TRAMWAY WORKERS WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388315
Date first listed:
09-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
TRAMWAY WORKERS WAR MEMORIAL, GREENGATE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TRAMWAY WORKERS WAR MEMORIAL, GREENGATE STREET

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:
TQ4073282901

Details

TQ 48 SW GREENGATE STREET Plaistow 251/4/10047 Tramway Workers War Memorial

II

War memorial. C. 1920 by J.F. Richards, carved by A. Elfes & Sons. Portland stone. Plinth of 3 steps with obelisks at 4 corners standing on lowest step. Pedestal with moulded base; cornice supported on scrolled consoles on corbels. Front face with laurel wreath enclosing inscription: sacred/ to the memory of/ West Ham Tramway/ Employees/ who fell in the/ European war/ 1914-1919. Baldacchino consists of moulded thin-section canopy with mutules supported on 3 unfluted Tuscan columns and one square pier, the latter inscribed with the names of those commemorated.



Listing NGR: TQ4073282901

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:
476322
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/111341
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/12371

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: 12 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16165/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stewart Monk. Source Historic England Archive
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