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Anti Air War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkhams, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.617 / 51°37'1"N

Longitude: 0.0258 / 0°1'32"E

OS Eastings: 540347

OS Northings: 192854

OS Grid: TQ403928

Mapcode National: GBR LL.R5F

Mapcode Global: VHHMY.DMH7

Entry Name: Anti Air War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204838

Location: Redbridge, London, IG8

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Monkhams

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Woodford Wells All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2014


TQ 4092 7/1
5027

HIGH ROAD (West Side), Woodford Green,

Anti Air War Memorial (Outside Highbeam House, 581-587)

(Formerly listed as Anti-Abyssinian War Memorial (Outside No 587 High Road))

II

1935. Small stone bomb on square plinth inscribed as follows:
Front - "To those who in 1932 upheld the right to use bombing aeroplanes".
Left - "this monument is raised as a protest against war in the air"
Right - "originally unveiled by R P Zaphiro, secretary of the Imperial Ethiopian Legation London. Supported by James Ranger, E J A Webster, J Davey, Sylvia Pankhurst. October 20th 1935".
Rear - "The site of this monument is the property of Sylvia Pankhurst. Design and work by Eric Benfield".
Enclosed by an iron railing. Listed for its historic value.


Listing NGR: TQ4034792854


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, 17 February 2017.

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

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