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Latitude: 53.4719 / 53°28'18"N
Longitude: -2.2263 / 2°13'34"W
OS Eastings: 385075
OS Northings: 397267
OS Grid: SJ850972
Mapcode National: GBR DNL.MD
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.SZ1Q
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 6 June 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283047
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387887
Location: Manchester, M13
Electoral Ward/Division: Ardwick
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Longsight St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SJ8597 ARDWICK GREEN PARK, Ardwick
698-1/20/477 (South side)
War memorial. Early 1920s. Portland stone. Square section.
Base of 3 steps, plinth with sphinx lettered "EGYPT", tall
square pedestal with inscriptions and festoons, clasped by
Ionic columns at the corners with entablature including
lettered frieze and dentilled cornice with scrolled blocking
course. North side of pedestal inscribed "GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
MEMBERS OF THE 8TH (ARDWICK) BATTALION MANCHESTER REGIMENT
(etc) 1914-1918"; west side with similar lettering
commemorating 1939-1945. Raised lettering on the frieze
("FLANDERS " on north side. "EGYPT" on west side, etc).
Listing NGR: SJ8507597267
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, 30 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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