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War Memorial at the Junction with Fink Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Horsforth, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8346 / 53°50'4"N

Longitude: -1.6457 / 1°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 423413

OS Northings: 437651

OS Grid: SE234376

Mapcode National: GBR JSY3.H4

Mapcode Global: WHC94.PWJ6

Entry Name: War Memorial at the Junction with Fink Hill

Listing Date: 29 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489886

Location: Horsforth, Leeds, LS18

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Horsforth

Built-Up Area: Horsforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Horsforth St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


1495/0/10023 BROADWAY
29-NOV-02 Horsforth Hall Park
(North side)
War Memorial at the junction with Fink
Hill

II

War memorial. 1920, Additions 1947. Ashlar and re-constituted stone, bronze and iron.
Main First World War cenotaph stands on a 3 step base with moulded plinth and inset bronze plaques on the 3 visible sides. The main front has the dates 1914 - 1918 and below 1939 - 1945 in bronze numbers. Topped with a moulded cornice and then surmounted by 3 chamfered steps supporting a central block decorated with a bronze wreath flanked by pairs of Ionic columns, the whole finished with a 3 step upper section.
Later Second World War memorial takes the form of a re-constituted stone lectern with bronze memorial plaques standing in front on the steps.
The memorial has a low stone boundary wall with iron piers and chains and central gate-piers with painted iron overthrow and gates.


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, 31 January 2017.

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

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