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Cropper Memorial in North-East Corner of Abbot Hall Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Kendal, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3242 / 54°19'27"N

Longitude: -2.7444 / 2°44'39"W

OS Eastings: 351678

OS Northings: 492325

OS Grid: SD516923

Mapcode National: GBR 9L8F.MN

Mapcode Global: WH82W.TK9V

Plus Code: 9C6V87F4+M6

Entry Name: Cropper Memorial in North-East Corner of Abbot Hall Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75413

Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Kendal

Built-Up Area: Kendal

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kendal Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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(Off East side)

11/72 Cropper Memorial in
north-east corner of
Abbot Hall Recreation

Memorial to James Cropper c1900. Monolithic, dressed slate slab, c10 ft high
with jagged top; set upright in 2nd dressed slate slab, with jagged ends, laid
flat. Front face has inset circular copper panel with bas-relief profile
portrait; concentric inscription (carved in slate): JAMES CROPPER MDCCCXXIII -
MDCCCC. Main inscription below: Last Member of Parliament for the Ancient
Borough of Kendal. First Chairman of the Westmorland County Council ...
Bas-relief carving on rear face shows single oak-tree shoot rising vertically
from root and interrupted by 5 inscribed panels: FAITH; HOPE; ZEAL; JOY; LOVE.

Listing NGR: SD5167892325

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