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Livesey Hall War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewisham, London

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Latitude: 51.4314 / 51°25'53"N

Longitude: -0.0374 / 0°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 536529

OS Northings: 172093

OS Grid: TQ365720

Mapcode National: GBR K9.F8P

Mapcode Global: VHGRF.99L1

Entry Name: Livesey Hall War Memorial

Listing Date: 25 April 1995

Last Amended: 30 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436246

Location: Lewisham, London, SE26

County: London

District: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Bellingham

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Forest Hill, St George With Lower Sydenham, St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


779-/31/10052 Livesley Hall War


War Memorial. Designed and executed by Sydney March of Famborough, Kent; unveiled by Rt. Hon Lord Robert Cecil, 1920. Lifesize female figure of an angel in bronze with arms outstretched upwards and wings spread out horizontally. Figure stands on bronze ball entwined with serpents set on a wreathed base, the whole set on a semi-circular stone plinth. Three steps up to vertically set limestone slabs. These are surmounted by 'Anthemion' scrolls and flanked by simple volutes. Affixed to the slabs, one on each side, are bronze plaques commemorating the employees of the South Suburban Gas Company who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars.

Listing NGR: TQ3652972093

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, 16 February 2017.

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

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