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Leverhulme Memorial at Junction with Queen Mary's Drive, Birkenhead

Description: Leverhulme Memorial at Junction with Queen Mary's Drive

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 215612

OS Grid Reference: SJ3354084776
OS Grid Coordinates: 333540, 384776
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3557, -3.0000

Location: Queen Mary's Dr, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 5EA

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 5EA

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 NE
(north side)
Port Sunlight
13/274 Leverhulme
Memorial at
junction with
20.12.65 Queen Mary's Drive


Memorial. 1930 (date on sculpture). Obelisk. By J. Lomax
Simpson, sculpture by Sir W. Reid Dick. Clad in polished
granite with bronze sculpture. Circular island with central
square fluted base with projections to east and west, that
to west inscribed "LEVERHULME 1851-1925" with memorial
inscription below. Obelisk clad in tall rectangular panels,
supports female figure representing Inspiration, with hands
and face raised. Bronze figure group to west; mother and
child flanked by figures representing Industry and
Education, with Art to rear, facing Lady Lever Art Gallery

Listing NGR: SJ3354084776

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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