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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in City and Hunslet, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7998 / 53°47'59"N

Longitude: -1.5477 / 1°32'51"W

OS Eastings: 429890

OS Northings: 433814

OS Grid: SE298338

Mapcode National: GBR BJK.3N

Mapcode Global: WHC9D.6R8D

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 5 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465590

Location: Leeds, LS1

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: City and Hunslet

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Leeds St George

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


LEEDS

SE2933NE THE HEADROW
714-1/75/396 (North side)
05/08/76 War Memorial

GV II

War memorial. 1922, restored 1992. Henry C Fahr sculptor, JE
Proctor, designer. First and Second World Wars memorial.
Marble octagonal steps, plinth and squat obelisk with carvings
of owls, wreaths and flags, bronze figures of Peace on north
side and War, (St George and the Dragon) on south. Bronze
angel replaced 1992 by Ian Judd and Andy Elton. Moved to this
site from City Square in 1937, to stand at the east end of JE
Proctor's Garden of Rest. It was originally surmounted by a
bronze figure of Victory, removed 1967.
(Heap, A: The Headrow, a pictorial record: Leeds: 1990-: 17).

Listing NGR: SE2989033814

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