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War Memorial, Darwen

Description: War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 184679

OS Grid Reference: SD6893021860
OS Grid Coordinates: 368930, 421860
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6923, -2.4720

Locality: Darwen
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Country: England
Postcode: BB3 2SN

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Listing Text


4/8 War Memorial
- II

War Memorial, c.1920. Ashlar with bronze panels and statue. Raised on
3 steps, with a square base and plinth, a tall square pier with moulded
foot and cap, surmounted by a moulded tapering circular pedestal bearing a
large bronze statue of a running angel with wings aloft. Front face of
pillar lettered "... to the honour of over 1200 citizens of this town who
gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918. And those who died in the
war of 1939 - 1945"; other three sides have inlaid bronze relief panels
depicting a soldier; a sailor, and a nurse, the plinth beneath these
lettered respectively HONOUR, FREEDOM, HUMANITY.

Listing NGR: SD6893021860

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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