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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7477 / 53°44'51"N

Longitude: -1.6034 / 1°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 426254

OS Northings: 427997

OS Grid: SE262279

Mapcode National: GBR KT73.P9

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.B2Q8

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341831

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Morley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE2627NW LS 27 SCATCHERD PARK
MORLEY
8/40
War Memorial

- II

War Memorial. c1922, when many such were raised. Granite and bronze.
Battered granite plinth. Statue stands on a circular base supported by
4 lions' heads as capitals to shafted pilasters of base. Surmounted by
good bronze sculpture of woman in Roman dress holding trident in one hand
and a statue of a winged man kneeling on one knee in the other. On her
bodice is the royal emblem of 3 rampant lions. Elaborate plumed helmet with
seahorses to either side. Prominently sited.


Listing NGR: SE2625427997


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, 31 January 2017.

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

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