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Leverhulme Memorial at Junction with Queen Mary's Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromborough, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3557 / 53°21'20"N

Longitude: -3 / 2°59'59"W

OS Eastings: 333540

OS Northings: 384776

OS Grid: SJ335847

Mapcode National: GBR 7YHM.9S

Mapcode Global: WH87D.WXMB

Entry Name: Leverhulme Memorial at Junction with Queen Mary's Drive

Listing Date: 20 December 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 215612

Location: Wirral, CH62

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromborough

Built-Up Area: Bebington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: New Ferry St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

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

G.V. II

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
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ3354084776

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