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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9329 / 51°55'58"N

Longitude: 1.2774 / 1°16'38"E

OS Eastings: 625404

OS Northings: 231122

OS Grid: TM254311

Mapcode National: GBR VQQ.ZPY

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.3P52

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366514

Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Harwich

Built-Up Area: Harwich

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: The Harwich Peninsula

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


HARWICH

TM2531 FRONKS ROAD, Dovercourt
609-1/7/156 War Memorial

II

War memorial. 1919. Limestone with bronze plaques and
ornament. Cruciform main structure of 4 aedicules each with
dentil capped pilasters, plain entablature and gabled cornice,
enclosing series of bronze plaques. Platform is unequal-sided
octagon and angled square plinth/buttresses with bronze
dolphin angled at each corner of main block. Above aedicules,
2 receding step-like blocks. Memorial to Officers and Men of
The Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve,
Auxiliary Reserve and Minesweepers. Plaques list vessels as
well as lives lost.


Listing NGR: TM2540431122


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, 12 January 2017.

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

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