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Description: Bromley War Memorial, St Martin's Hill
Date Listed: 14 December 1995
English Heritage Building ID: 442525
OS Grid Reference: TQ3997969238
OS Grid Coordinates: 539979, 169238
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4049, 0.0111
TQ 46 NW GLASSMILL LANE, BROMLEY
785-/5/10032 Bromley War Memorial,
War memorial, 1922 by Sydney March. Square obelisk of Portland stone upon a two-stage base with three steps. Bronze allegorical figures on three sides of obelisk with a bronze cartouche to the rear; bronze panels with the names of the deceased on all sides of the plinth. The bronze statues depict in the centre Victory , winged and holding aloft a wreath, flanked by Liberty holding a torch and Peace scattering flowers of remembrance from her lap. Another version of this design was erected in 1922 at Radcliffe, Greater Manchester and a description given in Radcliffe Times, 26 November 1922.
Sydney March (1876-1967) came from an artistic Yorkshire family, and was responsible for a number of important war memorials including the Lancaster monument (1922), in East Sheen Cemetery.
Listing NGR: TQ3997969238
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Source: English Heritage
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