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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Forest Row, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0982 / 51°5'53"N

Longitude: 0.0334 / 0°2'0"E

OS Eastings: 542477

OS Northings: 135179

OS Grid: TQ424351

Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.383

Mapcode Global: FRA B6Y6.YNM

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 11 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490137

Location: Forest Row, Wealden, East Sussex, RH18

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Forest Row

Built-Up Area: Forest Row

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Forest Row

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


995/0/10086 UPPER SQUARE
11-NOV-02 War Memorial


Also Known As: War Memorial, LEWES ROAD

War memorial. Built in 1920, sculptor E G Gillick. Funded by public subscription. Sandstone memorial about 18 feet in height. Takes the form of a tapering pier with moulded plinth and roll-moulded cornice. Above the cornice on two sides there are plain crosses under a crocket and the other sides have carved young angels bearing blank tablets. The cornice at the top of the pier bears the dates 1914, 1918, 1939 and 1945 and the inscription on the plinth reads "IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF FOREST ROW WHO DIED FOR ENGLAND IN THE GREAT WARS." The pier and part of the plinth carry the names of the Fallen.

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, 1 December 2016.

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

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