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Description: Anti-Abyssinian War Memorial (Outside Number 587)
Date Listed: 22 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 204838
OS Grid Reference: TQ4034792854
OS Grid Coordinates: 540347, 192854
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6170, 0.0258
(Outside No 587)
TQ 4092 7/1
1935. Small stone bomb on square plinth inscribed as follows:
Front - "To those who in 1932 upheld the right to use bombing aeroplanes".
Left - "this monument is raised as a protest against war in the air"
Right - "originally unveiled by R P Zaphiro, secretary of the Imperial Ethiopian
Legation London. Supported by James Ranger, E J A Webster, J Davey, Sylvia Pankhurst.
October 20th 1935".
Rear - "The site of this monument is the property of Sylvia Pankhurst. Design
and work by Eric Benfield".
Enclosed by an iron railing. Listed for its historic value.
Listing NGR: TQ4034792854
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Source: English Heritage
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