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War Memorial Near Junction with Silk Street, Leigh

Description: War Memorial Near Junction with Silk Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 213550

OS Grid Reference: SD6584800238
OS Grid Coordinates: 365848, 400238
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4977, -2.5163

Location: 33A Bond Street, Leigh WN7 1EQ

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 1EQ

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SD 60 SE
(south side)
2/64 War Memorial near
junction with Silk Street
War Memorial. 1922. By J C Prestwich. Ashlar Portland limestone. Cenotaph set on
stepped stylobate in centre of memorial garden. Classical style. Plinth with
re-entrant corners; bronze plaques on 2 sides are set in architraves under wreaths
and are flanked by engaged columns with fluted shafts and palm-leaf capitals;
dentilled cornice above friezes inscribed 'OUR GLORIOUS DEAD'. On the top is a
styalised coffin bearing crosses and wreath. Sides have sculptured swords set
between bronze pikes and frieze is inscribed with dates of both World Wars.

Listing NGR: SD6584800238

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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