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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1164089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183612
Location: Medlar-with-Wesham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4
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
MEDLAR WITH WESHAM GARSTANG ROAD
SD 43 SW
junction with WEETON ROAD
9/42 War Memorial with surrounding
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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