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Latitude: 53.7056 / 53°42'20"N
Longitude: -2.2846 / 2°17'4"W
OS Eastings: 381306
OS Northings: 423280
OS Grid: SD813232
Mapcode National: GBR DTHL.5C
Mapcode Global: WH97B.W471
Plus Code: 9C5VPP48+64
Entry Name: War Memorial in Rawtenstall Cemetery
Listing Date: 25 August 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1356770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477002
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4
Electoral Ward/Division: Cribden
Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Constable Lee St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 8123 RAWTENSTALL BURNLEY ROAD
War Memorial in
Community war memorial. Erected Sept. 1915, at the instigation of Councillor Carrie Whitehead, JP, of Rawtenstall, and made by Joseph Harling of Rawtenstall. Pale grey granite, with incised inscriptions. Square base of 3 steps, carrying a square die. Base and die are inscribed. Plain cross on square base of 2 steps. This is the earliest known community war memorial erected during World War I, and originally commemorated only the dead from two council wards in Rawtenstall.
Listing NGR: SD8130623280
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, 2 February 2017.
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