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Cenotaph, with Memorial Gates, Gatepiers and Screen Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Park, Middlesbrough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5648 / 54°33'53"N

Longitude: -1.2404 / 1°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 449210

OS Northings: 519106

OS Grid: NZ492191

Mapcode National: GBR MHSN.7F

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.XJHD

Entry Name: Cenotaph, with Memorial Gates, Gatepiers and Screen Walls

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59769

Location: Middlesbrough, TS5

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Linthorpe St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD.
NZ 41 NE (4919)
3/62 Cenotaph, with
memorial gates,
gatepiers and screen
walls.
G.V. II
Cenotaph, with gates gatepiers and screen walls, at entrance to Albert Park,
1922 by Brierley and Rutherford (York), and Messrs Coxhead (Middlesbrough),
masons. Tablets by Birmingham Guild Ltd. Gates renewed 1981. Polished
grey Aberdeen granite ashlar cenotaph, iron gates, Portland stone ashlar
gatepiers and walls, and bronze tablets. Cenotaph c.17m west of wide
gateway with flanking pedestrian gateways, screen walls and short projecting
end returns and terminal piers. Cenotaph: rectangular-plan pedestal and
truncated shaft, supporting deep stepped and moulded base of chest tomb,
with gadrooned band and panelled tablets on sides and ends. North and south
faces of shaft inscribed: "THE GLORIOUS DEAD 1914-1919, 1939-1945". On ends
of shaft and pedestal pilaster strips flanked at heads by bronze husk drops
and topped by bronze wreaths. Pedestal on 2 broad steps, shaped at ends,
and with glinters at angles. 2-leaf central gates and one-leaf pedestrian
gates. Original side panels with elaborate scrolls and strapwork and
similar crestings. Fielded-panelled gatepiers, with moulded plinths, deep
cornices and ornamented urn finials. Screen walls have banded rusticated
pilaster strips between groups of tablets; stepped plinth, cornice and
similar piers at ends. Tablets, in moulded surrounds, have raised lettering
recording names of fallen in both World Wars; 12 tablets on each wall.
Faceted ball finials on end piers. East faces of walls have plain raised
panels.


Listing NGR: NZ4921019106


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, 7 February 2017.

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

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