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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Ardwick, Manchester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387887

Location: Manchester, M13

County: Manchester

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

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8597 ARDWICK GREEN PARK, Ardwick
698-1/20/477 (South side)
War Memorial

GV II

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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