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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3009 / 52°18'3"N

Longitude: 1.3605 / 1°21'37"E

OS Eastings: 629221

OS Northings: 272296

OS Grid: TM292722

Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.NSX

Mapcode Global: VHL9R.JFMG

Plus Code: 9F438926+96

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 31 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487557

Location: Laxfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Laxfield

Built-Up Area: Laxfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Laxfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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War Memorial

War memorial. 1918-19. Ashlar on rusticated stone plinth. Classical style in the form of a Roman funerary monument. A square-plan rusticated stone plinth acts as the base of the monument which has pilasters at the corners supporting pediments with carved ribboned wreaths in the middle. Above, in the centre, an urn from which rises the eternal flame. In the panels below between the pilasters are inscriptions recording the names of the Fallen in both World Wars.
A well-detailed war memorial in an unusual form.

Listing NGR: TM2922172296

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, 13 January 2017.

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