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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
Entry Name: Cropper Memorial in North-East Corner of Abbot Hall Recreation Ground
Listing Date: 30 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145683
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75413
Location: Kendal, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA9
District: South Lakeland
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
SD 5192 SE KENDAL KIRKLAND
(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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