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War Memorial with Surrounding Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Medlar-with-Wesham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7893 / 53°47'21"N

Longitude: -2.8858 / 2°53'8"W

OS Eastings: 341742

OS Northings: 432915

OS Grid: SD417329

Mapcode National: GBR 8S9M.1D

Mapcode Global: WH85J.N01W

Entry Name: War Memorial with Surrounding Railings

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183612

Location: Medlar-with-Wesham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Medlar-with-Wesham

Built-Up Area: Kirkham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Wesham Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

MEDLAR WITH WESHAM GARSTANG ROAD
SD 43 SW
junction with WEETON ROAD
9/42 War Memorial with surrounding
- railings

- II

War memorial, early 1920's. Limestone pedestal and statue, iron railings on
sandstone base. Memorial has square plinth, tapered pedestal with recessed
panels, and a moulded cornice, on top of which is a statue of a soldier in a
cap standing with his hands resting on the butt of a rifle with muzzle to the
ground. East panel of pedestal lettered "IN/MEMORY OF/THE/MEDLAR AND
WESHAM/HEROES/WHO FELL/IN THE/WORLD WARS/1914-1918/AND/1939-1945/THEIR NAMES
SHALL/LIVE FOR EVER"; other 3 panels lettered with the names. Small elongated
enclosure with rounded ends, simple iron railings each of the long sides
having 3 ornamental panels with heart-shapes at the top. (Victorian iron
gaslamp standard, with altered lantern, inside the enclosure, is not included
in the item).


Listing NGR: SD4174232915


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, 2 February 2017.

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

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