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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1951 / 52°11'42"N

Longitude: 0.131 / 0°7'51"E

OS Eastings: 545750

OS Northings: 257342

OS Grid: TL457573

Mapcode National: GBR L7H.9YF

Mapcode Global: VHHK9.7333

Plus Code: 9F4254WJ+2C

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 2 August 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461902

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Petersfield

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/10/2014

TL 4557

War Memorial

World War I memorial. 1922. Bronze figure by R. Tait McKenzie. Stone-faced brick plinth. Rectangular. Base with inscriptions supporting sarcophagus with rounded ends to north and south. Sarcophagus carved with high-relief plaque to the east side, coats of arms to remaining 3 sides. Sarcophagus supports full-size bronze figure of British soldier in military dress striding forward, rifle slung, gazing to right.

The memorial was originally sited in the middle of Hills Road, but in 2012 was moved a short distance to the pavement in front of the Botanic Garden.

Listing NGR: TL4575057342

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, 13 January 2017.

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

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