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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.5022 / 51°30'7"N

Longitude: -0.0784 / 0°4'42"W

OS Eastings: 533474

OS Northings: 179890

OS Grid: TQ334798

Mapcode National: GBR VH.JP

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.LHFS

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 8 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489585

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen, St Olave, St John and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

636-1/0/10050 FAIR STREET
08-JUL-02 War Memorial


War Memorial. Circa 1920. In the form of a calvary with simple wooden cross and bronze hanging figure of Christ with wood and tiled gabled weatherhood above. This is set on a rectangular stone plinth with moulded top and base set on a circular step. The north side has an inscription "IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919". Names of the Fallen are inscribed on the other faces. The memorial's Roll of Honour was inscribed on the adjoining north wall of the stairs of St John's Church, now apart from the plinth and stairs, demolished following bomb damage.

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, 17 February 2017.

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

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