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Deptford War Memorial, Brockley Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywell, Lewisham

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Latitude: 51.4575 / 51°27'27"N

Longitude: -0.0329 / 0°1'58"W

OS Eastings: 536760

OS Northings: 175006

OS Grid: TQ367750

Mapcode National: GBR K7.VRY

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.CMYJ

Plus Code: 9C3XFX58+2R

Entry Name: Deptford War Memorial, Brockley Cemetery

Listing Date: 20 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472749

Location: Ladywell, Lewisham, London, SE4

County: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywell

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Crofton Park St Hilda with St Cyprian

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


Deptford War Memorial,
779-/17/10107 Brockley Cemetery


War memorial, circa 1920 for the Imperial War Graves Commission. Portland stone curved screen, Carrara marble Corinthian column on three staged base, yew hedge and enclosing shallow stone kerb. Symmetrical plan with column on central axis, inscribed: here rest the honoured remains of British soldiers sailors and airmen citizens of Deptford who gave their; lives for their country during the Great War 1914-1918. Screen inscribed THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE, 14 raised panels bearing names and regiments, central panel to members of His Majesty's forces who died in the service of their country and lie buried elsewhere in this cemetery 1939-1945. Below, to the honoured memory of 165 casualties of the Great War. Set in the turf, 24 numbered stone plaques.

Listing NGR: TQ3676075006

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, 16 February 2017.

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

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