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War Memorial and Attached Railings and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackheath Westcombe, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4752 / 51°28'30"N

Longitude: 0.0097 / 0°0'34"E

OS Eastings: 539666

OS Northings: 177049

OS Grid: TQ396770

Mapcode National: GBR LW.T92

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.35ZZ

Entry Name: War Memorial and Attached Railings and Piers

Listing Date: 21 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489753

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10

County: London

District: Greenwich

Local Authority Ward: Blackheath Westcombe

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Greenwich St Alfege

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


786/0/10143 MAZE HILL
21-AUG-02 War Memorial and attached railings and
piers

CHARLTON WAY
War Memorial and attached railings and
piers

GV II

War memorial with attached railings and piers. Circa 1920. Classical style. Built of Portland stone. About 12 feet in height. Moulded cornice, three panels divided by Ionic pilasters with double pilasters at the end on plinth and stone step. Central panels bears the arms of the Borough of Greenwich and is incribed "Borough of Greenwich in glorious and grateful memory of the men of this borough who gave their lives in the Great War. The number exceeds 1600 and their names are recorded in a roll of honor deposited in this memorial." Side panels inscribed "1914" and "1918". The plinth is inscribed "Also in grateful remembrance of those residents of the Borough who gave their lives to the country during the War 1939-1945". On either side are attached curved sections of cast iron railings with dog rails and urn principals on stone plinth, terminating in stock brick piers with Portland stone plinths and cornices.

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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