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Latitude: 53.7529 / 53°45'10"N
Longitude: -3.0331 / 3°1'59"W
OS Eastings: 331973
OS Northings: 429000
OS Grid: SD319290
Mapcode National: GBR 7T81.4F
Mapcode Global: WH85G.CXWT
Entry Name: Lytham St Anne's War Memorial
Listing Date: 15 February 1993
Last Amended: 14 June 2017
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196391
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385229
Location: Saint Anne's on the Sea, Fylde, Lancashire, FY8
Civil Parish: Saint Anne's on the Sea
Built-Up Area: Lytham St Anne's
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: St Annes on Sea St Anne (Heyhouses)
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
LYTHAM ST ANNES
SD32NW ASHTON GARDENS, St Annes
621-1/2/104 War Memorial
First World War memorial. Dated 1923 on sculpture. Sculpture
White granite with bronze reliefs and statuary.
A tall square tapered pillar surmounted by a statue, on a
rectangular stepped plinth with side supporters also bearing
Bronze relief panels wrap round the plinth (interrupted at the
sides by the supporters): the front (to the south) has a large
raised rectangular panel displaying the names of the fallen in
raised lettering, flanked on the left by relief figures of an
airman and a sailor and on the right by 2 soldiers; the left
return depicts a soldier tended by a nurse, and the right-hand
return depicts a soldier with wife and child; and the rear is
filled with figures of soldiers, including stretcher-bearers
carrying a casualty and a line of men blinded by gas.
The supporters have over-life-size statues of seated figures:
to the east, a woman with a baby on her lap, and to the west a
defiant soldier grasping his rifle by the muzzle (the latter
inscribed "1923 W.Marsden").
The top of the pillar is a hemisphere, on which stands the
figure of a woman with arms raised in supplication.
The item is one of the finest examples of its type in
Listing NGR: SD3197329000
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, 2 February 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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