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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1255832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 465590
Location: Leeds, LS1
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
SE2933NE THE HEADROW
714-1/75/396 (North side)
05/08/76 War Memorial
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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