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Latitude: 53.6552 / 53°39'18"N
Longitude: -2.6337 / 2°38'1"W
OS Eastings: 358216
OS Northings: 417825
OS Grid: SD582178
Mapcode National: GBR BV15.MF
Mapcode Global: WH97C.JD25
Entry Name: War Memorial Gateway to Astley Park
Listing Date: 21 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357575
Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR7
Electoral Ward/Division: Chorley North West
Built-Up Area: Chorley
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Chorley St Laurence
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 5817 NW CHORLEY PARK ROAD
10/60 War Memorial Gateway to
Gateway arch, probably mid C19, formerly at Gillibrand Hall (q.v.), removed
to this position as war memorial c.1920. Sandstone. Semicircular arch with
very large rusticated voussoirs and pendent keystone, entablature,moulded
cornice, parapet, and piers with tapered pilasters which have 3 fancifully
vermiculated bands. Frieze now lettered:
Listing NGR: SD5821617825
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, 27 July 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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