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Latitude: 53.7925 / 53°47'32"N
Longitude: -1.6685 / 1°40'6"W
OS Eastings: 421932
OS Northings: 432957
OS Grid: SE219329
Mapcode National: GBR JSSL.K7
Mapcode Global: WHC9B.BYP0
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313478
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341880
Location: Leeds, LS28
Electoral Ward/Division: Pudsey
Built-Up Area: Pudsey
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Pudsey St Lawrence and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2016
CHAPELTOWN (south side),
War Memorial. c.1921 by Brierly and Rutherford (York), sculpture Henry Poole
(London). Tall Portland stone cenotaph surmounted by bronze statue.
Approached up a flight of 3 shallow steps. Plinth, base with bronze plaques
with the names of the fallen. Recessed channelled quoins with long rectangular
panels to each side with bronze wreath to top.
Front tablet inscribed: "THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES THE NAMES OF THE MEN OF PUDSEY WHOSE LIVES WERE SACRIFICED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND IN THE WAR 1939-1945."
Rear tablet inscribed : "ERECTED ON THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT CHAPEL OF EASE OF ALL SAINTS WHICH WAS TAKEN DOWN IN 1879"
Cornice surmounted by smaller plinth on which is statue of soldier in 1st
World War battledress. Prominently sited at the junction of 2 roads in the
centre of the town.
Listing NGR: SE2193232957
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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