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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrow, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6161 / 51°36'57"N

Longitude: -0.3152 / 0°18'54"W

OS Eastings: 516744

OS Northings: 192148

OS Grid: TQ167921

Mapcode National: GBR 6V.WRJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQ9.HM6Z

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 3 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490113

Location: Harrow, London, HA7

County: London

District: Harrow

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanmore Park

Built-Up Area: Harrow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John the Evangelist Great Stanmore

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


1157/0/10063 OLD CHURCH LANE
03-MAR-03 War Memorial

GV II

War Memorial. 1920. Grey Cornish granite, roughly hewn to the base. In the form of a large Celtic cross, with interlace enrichment to the arns of the cross and upper parts of the shaft. The two-stage base stands on three square steps. Rectangular bronze panels to each side of base list the names of the 57 men of Stanmore who did not return from action in the Great War; the front panel reads '1914 - 1918. Remember with thanksgiving the true and faithful men who in these years of war went forth from this place for God and the right, the names of those who returned not again are here inscribed to be honoured for evermore'.
HISTORY: the memorial was dedicated on 22nd July 1922 by the local vicar; it cost o700. It is an imposingly large example of its type, and one possessing considerable group value with the churches old and new of Stanmore, and its highly picturesque graveyard.

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, 5 October 2017.

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