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War Memorial Circa 5 Metres East of School at Harris Orphanage

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.785 / 53°47'5"N

Longitude: -2.7125 / 2°42'45"W

OS Eastings: 353148

OS Northings: 432308

OS Grid: SD531323

Mapcode National: GBR T7X.R2

Mapcode Global: WH85M.94K6

Entry Name: War Memorial Circa 5 Metres East of School at Harris Orphanage

Listing Date: 15 January 1985

Last Amended: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185875

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Greyfriars

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 53 SW FULWOOD GARSTANG ROAD

7/28 War Memorial c.5 metres
east of School at Harris
Orphanage (formerly
listed with "The Harris
Childrens Home")
15.1.1985
GV II

War Memorial, c.1920. Polished granite pedestal c.2 metres high supporting
white stone statue of a very youthful soldier with his hands resting on the
butt of a rifle held muzzle down on his left boot. Pedestal is lettered on
the face
IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / THE OLD BOYS/ OF THE / HARRIS ORPHANAGE /
WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. / THEY DIED THE DEATH OF /
HONOUR FOR / GOD, KING, AND COUNTRY / ERECTED BY THEIR ORPHAN /
COMPANIONS
and on the left and right sides with lists of 8 and 9 names respectively.


Listing NGR: SD5314832308


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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