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First and Second World War Memorial in Crow Nest Park, 100 Yards South of Boothroyd Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6905 / 53°41'25"N

Longitude: -1.6486 / 1°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 423303

OS Northings: 421620

OS Grid: SE233216

Mapcode National: GBR JTXR.WS

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.NH5M

Entry Name: First and Second World War Memorial in Crow Nest Park, 100 Yards South of Boothroyd Gate

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340707

Location: Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 SW West Town
SE 2330 2161 (Dewsbury

2/23 1st & 2nd World War
Memorial in Crow Nest
Park, 100 yards south
of Boothroyd Gate


1st World War Memorial. 1924 with addition to inscription and added
plaques to commemorate those who fell in 2nd World War. Large,
cylindrical, 2-stage ashlar tower, with eight giant antae which in
the open, upper tier support a deep frieze with blocking course with
dies between which are inscribed the names of 1st World War battles.
The upper tier contains an ashlar tripod with central column on round,
stepped podium. The base is stepped and has a single iron gateway,
into a domed chamber. Between the pilasters are 3 bronze plaques
with the names of those who fell. One face contains the memorial
inscription and the added 2nd World War inscription. The large
round base has 2 later raised walls with bronze plaques to those
who fell in the 2nd war.

Listing NGR: SE2330321620

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.

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

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