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War Memorial Gateway to Astley Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorley, Lancashire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357575

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Town: Chorley

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

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Listing Text


10/60 War Memorial Gateway to
Astley Park
- II

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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