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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2312 / 50°13'52"N

Longitude: -5.2225 / 5°13'20"W

OS Eastings: 170274

OS Northings: 41767

OS Grid: SW702417

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DK7H

Mapcode Global: VH12K.FGF4

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66880

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

REDRUTH VICTORIA PARK
SW 74 SW
6/315 War Memorial
II
War memorial. 1920's. Granite ashlar. Octagonal obelisk mounted on tall square
pedestal with chamfered base and diagonal buttresses, a panel in each side of
the pedestal with raised lettering, that on the west:-
THE TRIBUTE OF
REDRUTH
TO HER
GLORIOUS DEAD
1914-1918
followed by applied metal lettering:-
TO LIVE IN HEARTS
WE LEAVE BEHIND
IS NOT TO DIE
An added panel let into the chamfered base has raised lettering:-
AND IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THOSE WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES
1939-1945
The panels in the other sides of the pedestal have names in applied metal
lettering, 161 for the 1st World War and 66 for the 2nd World War


Listing NGR: SW7027441767


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, 13 December 2016.

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

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