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War Memorial, Blackpool

Description: War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183669

OS Grid Reference: SD3057436467
OS Grid Coordinates: 330574, 436467
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8198, -3.0560

Location: Promenade, Blackpool FY1 1NE

Locality: Blackpool
County: Blackpool
Country: England
Postcode: FY1 1NE

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Listing Text


2/13 War Memorial


War Memorial, 1923, probably by Grayson. Very tall obelisk of white granite ashlar
on 3-stepped plinth, standing on raised platform. Square pedestal with large bronze
relief panels depicting stylised scenes of warfare on north and south sides, continued
round corners of east and west sides as sentinel figures: 2 soldiers on east, sailor
and airman on west. Base of obelisk surrounded by band of incised square meander
ornament with overlaid wreath in centre of each side. Large free-standing chest tombs
on platform on north and south sides of plinth, with roofs of cast bronze bearing
names of the fallen in relief.

Listing NGR: SD3057436467

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Source: English Heritage

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