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War Memorial in Public Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1178 / 54°7'4"N

Longitude: -3.2207 / 3°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 320309

OS Northings: 469791

OS Grid: SD203697

Mapcode National: GBR 5NYT.JM

Mapcode Global: WH72H.HRLL

Entry Name: War Memorial in Public Park

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388555

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Parkside

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


BARROW IN FURNESS

SD26NW PARK AVENUE
708-1/6/104 (East side (off))
06/05/76 War Memorial in Public Park

II

War Memorial. 1919. By Major C Oakley. For Barrow Haematite
Steel Co. Sculptors Fairburn and Hull; all of Barrow. Portland
limestone with iron railings and bronze plaques. Circular
platform with railings between 4 flights of steps having piers
and balustrades with bronze insets and guilloche ornament.
Central obelisk has plinth with convex corners and bronze
plaques; tapered square shaft with ornament of acanthus,
fluting etc and a bronze wreath on each side. The plaques bear
the dedication to, and names of, those lost in the Great War;
those at each corner with reliefs of infantryman, sailor,
Liberty and an angel. Attached to the railings are 2 plaques
with names of those lost in World War II. An imposing local
landmark.


Listing NGR: SD2030969791


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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