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Clock Tower War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Childs Hill, London

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Latitude: 51.5716 / 51°34'17"N

Longitude: -0.1952 / 0°11'42"W

OS Eastings: 525173

OS Northings: 187404

OS Grid: TQ251874

Mapcode National: GBR C4.PGP

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.KRNK

Plus Code: 9C3XHRC3+JW

Entry Name: Clock Tower War Memorial

Listing Date: 28 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462664

Also known as: Clock Tower War Memorial, Golders Green

ID on this website: 101259680

Location: North End, Barnet, London, NW11

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Childs Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Alban the Martyr Golders Green

Church of England Diocese: London

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War Memorial, unveiled 1923, perhaps designed by Frank T Dear. Portland stone. Battered tower rises from broader square plinth. Implied classical order, with deep frieze and cornice surmounted by set-back cenotaph. Each side with a clock face, and inscribed in turn 'Loyalty', 'Justice', 'Courage' and 'Honour'. One side also inscribed 'Their Name Liveth For Evermore' with a plaque 'To the Memory of the Men of Golders Green who made the Supreme Sacrifice 1914-19181. Another plaque added as a plinth commemorating the fallen of
1939-1945. Very similar indeed to the already listed war memorial to the fallen of Stockwell, (q.v. Lambeth).

Listing NGR: TQ2517387404

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, 9 February 2017.

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