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Description: Crompton War Memorial
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
SD 91 NW CROMPTON HIGH STREET
4/21 Crompton War
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
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Source: English Heritage
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