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Anti Air War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Redbridge, London

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Latitude: 51.617 / 51°37'1"N

Longitude: 0.0258 / 0°1'32"E

OS Eastings: 540347

OS Northings: 192854

OS Grid: TQ403928

Mapcode National: GBR LL.R5G

Mapcode Global: VHHMY.DMH7

Plus Code: 9F32J28G+R8

Entry Name: Anti Air War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204838

Also known as: Anti-Air War Memorial

ID on this website: 101081040

Location: Woodford Wells, Redbridge, London, IG8

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Monkhams

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Woodford Wells All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2014

TQ 4092 7/1

HIGH ROAD (West Side), Woodford Green,

Anti Air War Memorial (Outside Highbeam House, 581-587)

(Formerly listed as Anti-Abyssinian War Memorial (Outside No 587 High Road))


1935. Small stone bomb on square plinth inscribed as follows:
Front - "To those who in 1932 upheld the right to use bombing aeroplanes".
Left - "this monument is raised as a protest against war in the air"
Right - "originally unveiled by R P Zaphiro, secretary of the Imperial Ethiopian Legation London. Supported by James Ranger, E J A Webster, J Davey, Sylvia Pankhurst. October 20th 1935".
Rear - "The site of this monument is the property of Sylvia Pankhurst. Design and work by Eric Benfield".
Enclosed by an iron railing. Listed for its historic value.

Listing NGR: TQ4034792854

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.

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