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Description: War Memorial in Redheugh Gardens
Date Listed: 17 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 432718
OS Grid Reference: NZ5315233729
OS Grid Coordinates: 453152, 533729
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6958, -1.1768
HARTLEPOOL RADCLIFFE TERRACE
(off north-east side),
9/94 War Memorial, in
Memorial to civilians and servicemen killed in World War I; 1921, by Philip
B. Bennison. Limestone, ashlar and rockfaced. Raked, stepped plinth to
square, coursed,rockfaced pedestal with ashlar quoins at angles,
roll-moulding at base and chamfered cornice. Square shaft supports a
further pedestal, with chamfered plinth and cornice, surmounted by a draped
bronze figure of Winged Victory. The four faces of the uppermost pedestal
bear sculptured bronze achievements of arms, the seal of Hartlepool and a
cartouche dated 1914. The east face of the shaft is inscribed: "FOR US
THEY DIED"; west face: "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND".
Listing NGR: NZ5315233729
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Source: English Heritage
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