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South African War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Earlestown, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.453 / 53°27'10"N

Longitude: -2.6431 / 2°38'35"W

OS Eastings: 357390

OS Northings: 395328

OS Grid: SJ573953

Mapcode National: GBR 9XZH.KX

Mapcode Global: WH98B.CGMQ

Entry Name: South African War Memorial

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216326

Location: St. Helens, WA12

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Earlestown

Built-Up Area: Newton-le-Willows

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Earlestown St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 59 NE NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS MARKET STREET
(south side)

5/36 South African
- War Memorial

- II

War memorial to those who fought in the South African War
and those who died in the World Wars, 1904. Grey granite,
part polished, with red granite panels. Battered base with
segmental-headed panels. Base to plinth also has panels.
Plinth has columns to the centres of the sides supporting
decorative blocks. Cornice and weathered cap supporting
stone statue of a soldier of the period. Flanking segmental-
headed panels added to commemorate the 2 World Wars.


Listing NGR: SJ5739095328


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, 5 October 2017.

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

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