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War Memorial in the Front of the Victory/Parish Hall, Fylde

Description: War Memorial in the Front of the Victory/Parish Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 April 2015
Building ID: 1424077

OS Grid Reference: SD3576827197
OS Grid Coordinates: 335768, 427197
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7372, -2.9752

Locality: Fylde
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Postcode: FY8 5QL

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Listing Text


A First World War memoriallocated in front of St Cuthbert's Victory/Parish Hall, Lytham, architect unknown, unveiled on Armistice Day 1922.

Reason for Listing

The war memorial in front of St Cuthbert's Victory/Parish Hall, Lytham, unveiled in 1922, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the tragic impacts of world events on this community, and the sacrifices it made in the conflicts of the C20; * Group value: the buildings are closely related to a number of Grade II listed structures that are in effect satellites of the Grade II* listed Parish church of St Cuthbert.


First World War memorial, in front of the church of St Cuthbert's Victory/Parish Hall, unveiled on Armistice Day, November 1922.


A First World War memorial unveiled on Armistice Day 1922, architect unknown, built of sandstone.The memorial stands on a square base of stone flagstones positioned on the axis of the Victory Hall behind. It has a two-stepped base surmounted by a square plinth into which is set a tapering shaft topped by a calvary cross. A carved inscription on the south face of the plinth reads IN GRATEFUL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 + 1918 / FOR THEIR SAKES I CONSECRATE MYSELF. The remaining three side of the plinth contain the carved names of 47 men.

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