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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3284 / 54°19'42"N

Longitude: -2.7471 / 2°44'49"W

OS Eastings: 351513

OS Northings: 492796

OS Grid: SD515927

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8D.24

Mapcode Global: WH82W.SG2M

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75439

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal St George

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 5192 NE KENDAL MARKET PLACE
(West end)

8/97 War Memorial

G.V. II

War Memorial, erected 1921; later additions. Statue base signed Chrs W Coombes
on north face. Life-size bronze of WWI infantryman in marching order on
monolithic, tapered, limestone plinth c5 ft high and square in plan. West face
has inscription in raised uncial lettering; north, south, and east faces each
have bronze panel giving names of WWI fallen. A bronze laurel-wreath hangs over
each corner. The plinth base, with concave-moulded top edge, has a bronze panel
on each face giving names of WWII fallen. The whole stands on 2 sandstone steps
and is enclosed by C20 chain fence c18" high.


Listing NGR: SD5151392796


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, 3 February 2017.

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

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