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War Memorial Near to Entrance Victoria Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Calverley and Farsley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8295 / 53°49'46"N

Longitude: -1.6902 / 1°41'24"W

OS Eastings: 420487

OS Northings: 437072

OS Grid: SE204370

Mapcode National: GBR JZ4.HS

Mapcode Global: WHC9B.00FK

Entry Name: War Memorial Near to Entrance Victoria Park

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341875

Location: Leeds, LS28

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Calverley and Farsley

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Calverley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE23NW LS28 CARR ROAD ~
PUDSEY (south side, off)

2/111 War Memorial near
to entrance to
Victoria Park

GV II

War memorial. c1921, statue by F. L. Roslyn, sculptor (London). Portland stone
plinth surmounted by bronze statue in iron-railed enclosure. Square plinth, north
face lettered in relief
"IN MEMORY OF
THE
CALVERLEY MEN
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914-18"
Good statue of woman in classical dress holding a wreath in one hand and a small
angel holding a wreath aloft in the palm of the other hand.

Enclosed by low walls with ashlar chamfered coping and original rod railings
bearing the makers name of "Walker and Co, Idle Yorks".

Prominently sited on the edge of the park fronting the main road.


Listing NGR: SE2048737072


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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