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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Knottingley, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.71 / 53°42'36"N

Longitude: -1.2439 / 1°14'38"W

OS Eastings: 450002

OS Northings: 423996

OS Grid: SE500239

Mapcode National: GBR MTRJ.HS

Mapcode Global: WHDC7.V0VN

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 13 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422259

Location: Wakefield, WF11

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Knottingley

Built-Up Area: Knottingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knottingley St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

KNOTTINGLEY CHAPEL STREET
SE52SW
(west side)
6/32 War Memorial
GV
- II
War memorial. Probably 1920's. Rock-faced white granite, with bronze
statue. Square in section, consisting of a pillar raised on a pedestal of 4
stepped blocks each higher than the one below. The 3rd and 4th have lettered
panels in the front and sides:-
"IN GLORIOUS AND EVERLASTING
MEMORY OF THE MEN OF KNOTTINGLEY
WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WARS
1914-1918
1939-1945"
on the front of the lower, and names on the sides; and names on all 3 sides
of the upper. The pillar has a moulded cap surmounted by a statue of a
flying angel (supported with one foot on a ball), with flowing dress,
outspread wings, and arms holding aloft a wreath and a trump.


Listing NGR: SE5000223996


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, 1 February 2017.

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

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