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War Memorial Approximately 30 Metres West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushden, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2886 / 52°17'18"N

Longitude: -0.5983 / 0°35'53"W

OS Eastings: 495707

OS Northings: 266530

OS Grid: SP957665

Mapcode National: GBR DYQ.KK1

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.LQ2Y

Entry Name: War Memorial Approximately 30 Metres West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423021

Location: Rushden, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Rushden

Built-Up Area: Rushden

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Rushden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

RUSHDEN HIGH STREET
SP9566NE (West side)
21/135 War memorial approx. 30m. W of
Church of St. Mary
GV II

War memorial. Early C20. Limestone ashlar. Octagonal shaft of 3 stages with
plinth and 2 steps. Lower stage has leaf decoration at corners, second stage has
pilasters with 3 niches and figures in the alternate panels. Upper stage has
plain pilasters with scroll feet and swags and leaf decoration in the panels.
Moulded cornices between each stage, inscription around shaft "to keep in mind
those from this Town who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919". Lists of
names in panels, of lower stage and plinth. Inscribed tablet on middle stage,
"Their name liveth for evermore".


Listing NGR: SP9570766530


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, 17 January 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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