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Latitude: 53.4383 / 53°26'17"N
Longitude: -2.0551 / 2°3'18"W
OS Eastings: 396436
OS Northings: 393504
OS Grid: SJ964935
Mapcode National: GBR GX2P.W5
Mapcode Global: WHB9R.DVM0
Entry Name: War Memorial Obelisk on Hackingknife Hill
Listing Date: 6 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068049
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212495
Location: Tameside, SK14
Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Werneth
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Hyde (Tameside)
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Gee Cross Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Chester
The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12 July 2017.
SJ 99 SE
WERNETH LOW COUNTRY PARK
War Memorial Obelisk on Hackingknife Hill
War Memorial. c.1920. Granite with iron railings.
Obelisk. Banded rustication and inscription on base which
reads "They willingly left the unachieved purpose of their
lives in order that all life should not be wrenched from its
purpose". Plaque to rear commemorates the 1939-45 war.
Bronze coat of arms. Plain railings with corner wreaths.
The memorial is set on a hill overlooking Hyde.
Listing NGR: SJ9643693504
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, 30 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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