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Central Memorial in Memorial Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Wednesbury, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5539 / 52°33'14"N

Longitude: -2.0164 / 2°0'58"W

OS Eastings: 398986

OS Northings: 295119

OS Grid: SO989951

Mapcode National: GBR 25F.RC

Mapcode Global: VH9YN.02CH

Entry Name: Central Memorial in Memorial Gardens

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219385

Location: Sandwell, WS10

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Wednesbury North

Built-Up Area: Wednesbury

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Wednesbury St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 9895 SE
11/164 Central memorial in
Memorial Gardens


War memorial. 1926 by Bateman of Birmingham. Limestone. Square plan, with
diagonal volutes at corners terminating with lions' heads below cornice. On
each side the cornice rises to form an open segmental pediment containing a
shell motif, above a panel with moulded borders. Upper part treated as obelisk,
with cross carved on each side. (BoE, p 300).

Listing NGR: SO9898695119

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, 18 January 2017.

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

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