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Bromley War Memorial, St Martin's Hill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bromley, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4049 / 51°24'17"N

Longitude: 0.0111 / 0°0'39"E

OS Eastings: 539979

OS Northings: 169238

OS Grid: TQ399692

Mapcode National: GBR M1.7GL

Mapcode Global: VHHNX.4YQC

Plus Code: 9F32C236+XC

Entry Name: Bromley War Memorial, St Martin's Hill

Listing Date: 14 December 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442525

Location: Bromley Town, Bromley, London, BR2

County: London

District: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bromley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Tagged with: War memorial Obelisk

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Description


TQ 46 NW GLASSMILL LANE, BROMLEY
(off)
785-/5/10032 Bromley War Memorial,
Martin's Hill

II*

War memorial, 1922 by Sydney March. Square obelisk of Portland stone upon a two-stage base with three steps. Bronze allegorical figures on three sides of obelisk with a bronze cartouche to the rear; bronze panels with the names of the deceased on all sides of the plinth. The bronze statues depict in the centre Victory , winged and holding aloft a wreath, flanked by Liberty holding a torch and Peace scattering flowers of remembrance from her lap. Another version of this design was erected in 1922 at Radcliffe, Greater Manchester and a description given in Radcliffe Times, 26 November 1922.
Sydney March (1876-1967) came from an artistic Yorkshire family, and was responsible for a number of important war memorials including the Lancaster monument (1922), in East Sheen Cemetery.


Listing NGR: TQ3997969238


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, 9 February 2017.

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