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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley East, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7132 / 53°42'47"N

Longitude: -1.6348 / 1°38'5"W

OS Eastings: 424201

OS Northings: 424144

OS Grid: SE242241

Mapcode National: GBR KT0H.WN

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.VXQS

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340913

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Metropolitan District Ward: Batley East

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Batley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 SW BATLEY MB CAMBRIDGE STREET
BATLEY

4/9 War Memorial

II


First World War Memorial. 1923. Slightly larger than life bronze
figure of Infantryman with rifle, on square stone column on square
base with cornice. Column is inscribed:
IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF
THE MEN OF THIS TOWN
WHO FELL
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
AND
IN THE WORLD WAR
1939-1945

Circular boundary wall with 4 iron gates and iron railings. 12 bronze
plaques with the names of those who fell. Two further plaques inscribed
with Roll of Honour for 1939-1945 war and post war campaigns.


Listing NGR: SE2420124144


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, 31 January 2017.

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

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