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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Enfield, London

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Latitude: 51.6539 / 51°39'14"N

Longitude: -0.0888 / 0°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 532307

OS Northings: 196742

OS Grid: TQ323967

Mapcode National: GBR H5.D8Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQ7.DPXH

Plus Code: 9C3XMW36+HF

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 20 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489934

ID on this website: 101096042

Location: Chase Green, Enfield, London, EN2

County: London

District: Enfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Grange

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Enfield

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Andrew Enfield

Church of England Diocese: London

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20-JAN-03 War Memorial
War Memorial


War memorial. 1921, designer unknown. Portland stone. The memorial comprises a tall, tapering pedestal placed over a stepped base, set within a paved area with twelve stone posts, lined with chains. The upper stage of the pedestal has fluted sides with a single leaf per end: on the fronts are wreaths set against a plain panel. Above the heavy cornice is a tapering sarcophagus on a moulded base: this has two ring handles per main side, and a scrolled cover with volutes at the top. The front of the pedestal is inscribed OUR GLORIOUS DEAD. On the sides are the dates 1914 - 1919 and 1939 - 1945.
HISTORY: the National Inventory of War Memorials reports that a 'cenotaph in Enfield' was unveiled by Lt-Gen Sir Francis Lloyd on 30 October 1921. It contained a capsule, within which were placed copies of The Times, The Enfield Gazette and Observer, an autographed list of members of the Enfield Patriots' Committee, and coins of the realm. A handsome and dignified Neoclassical war memorial, inspired by Lutyens's Cenotaph design of 1919, in a good roadside setting.

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, 10 February 2017.

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