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Whitefield War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitefield, Bury

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5494 / 53°32'57"N

Longitude: -2.3002 / 2°18'0"W

OS Eastings: 380205

OS Northings: 405901

OS Grid: SD802059

Mapcode National: GBR DWCD.TC

Mapcode Global: WH983.M1VT

Plus Code: 9C5VGMXX+PW

Entry Name: Whitefield War Memorial

Listing Date: 5 April 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433309

Location: Bury, M45

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Pilkington Park

Built-Up Area: Whitefield

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stand All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/04/2017

SD 80 NW,
326-/8/10022

HIGHER LANE,
Stand,
Churchyard of All Saints Church,
Whitefield War Memorial

(Formerly listed as War Memorial, HIGHER LANE)

24/01/95

II

War Memorial, c.1920, with addition of plaque to the fallen of the Second World War.

Tapered cruciform column on stepped base, of Portland stone. On three sides, sloped faces carry bronze plaques recording the names of the fallen of the two World Wars; the fourth side carries an inscription in the stone face to the men of Whitefield who died in the Great War. On the top of the column is a bronze figure of The Winged Victory standing on a globe encoiled by a serpent. At the base of the statue are bronze wreaths and swags. A partly-obscured signature appears on the south-west face of the statue base which appears to read 'Vernon March'.

A carefully executed sculptural composition of high quality which aptly demonstrates both architectural and historic significance.


Listing NGR: SD8020505900


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, 30 January 2017.

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

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