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Crompton War Memorial, Shaw and Crompton

Description: Crompton War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212425

OS Grid Reference: SD9374108737
OS Grid Coordinates: 393741, 408737
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5752, -2.0960

Location: High Street, Shaw, Oldham OL2 7AF

Locality: Shaw and Crompton
County: Oldham
Country: England
Postcode: OL2 7AF

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/21 Crompton War
- Memorial
- II
War memorial. c.1920. A.B. Burton, founder, R.R. Goulden
sculptor. Bronze statuary on stone base. Male figure
protects children which surround him from two marauding
beasts. They stand above an inscription on the tapering
stone shaft which reads "In memory of men of Crompton who
fought and gave their lives to free mankind from the
opression and brutal tyranny of war 1914 1919, 1939 1945".
The shaft stands on a stylobate and bears rolls of honour on
the other 3 sides. - -

Listing NGR: SD9374108737

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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