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War Memorial in Queen's Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewe, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0969 / 53°5'49"N

Longitude: -2.4684 / 2°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 368729

OS Northings: 355629

OS Grid: SJ687556

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.8T22

Mapcode Global: WH9B5.1FT5

Entry Name: War Memorial in Queen's Park

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56704

Location: Crewe, Cheshire East, CW2

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Crewe

Built-Up Area: Crewe

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Crewe All Saints and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 65 NE FORMER BOROUGH OF CREWE VICTORIA AVENUE

1/62 War Memorial in Queen's
Park

GV II

South African War Memorial, 1904 (Pevsner). Grey marble with yellow
sandstone cap and bronze figure. Square moulded base, chamfered
plinth with recessed corners. Memorial plaques on four faces, in
bronze, surmounted by bowtell topped pediment. The north facing
pediment has the former arms of the Borough with the motto "Never
Behind" below the date 1899-1902. Square tapering marble column with
sandstone Ionic cap supporting a near full sized statue of a soldier,
with rifle, dressed in the uniform of the period.


Listing NGR: SJ6872955629


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, 26 January 2017.

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

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