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War Memorial in Front of Church of St Ignatius

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7634 / 53°45'48"N

Longitude: -2.6966 / 2°41'47"W

OS Eastings: 354179

OS Northings: 429897

OS Grid: SD541298

Mapcode National: GBR TBC.CX

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KN4S

Entry Name: War Memorial in Front of Church of St Ignatius

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392094

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: St George's

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


PRESTON

SD5429NW MEADOW STREET
941-1/10/206 (North side)
War Memorial in front of Church of
St Ignatius

GV II

Parish war memorial. 1922, by J.S.Mangan of Preston, with
statuary by Hooper and Webb of Liverpool. Portland stone and
bronze plaques. Rectangular monument 22 feet high in the form
of a Calvary, the lower part tripartite, with diagonal
buttresses, a moulded plinth, and a dado with the centre
breaking forwards and continued upwards as an elaborate
pedestal to the Crucifix, which is flanked by statues of a
sailor and a soldier in mourning stance. The front of the dado
has an arched panel in the centre with carved head and crest,
containing a bronze panel with dedication, and cusped panels
at the sides, containing bronze plaques with figures in
relief; the rear has panels with bronze plaques displaying 228
names.


Listing NGR: SD5417829896


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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