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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrow, London

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Latitude: 51.6113 / 51°36'40"N

Longitude: -0.2802 / 0°16'48"W

OS Eastings: 519183

OS Northings: 191675

OS Grid: TQ191916

Mapcode National: GBR 8K.01V

Mapcode Global: VHGQB.3R7N

Plus Code: 9C3XJP69+GW

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 18 June 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489571

ID on this website: 101360809

Location: Canons Park, Harrow, London, HA8

County: London

District: Harrow

Electoral Ward/Division: Canons

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Harrow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Lawrence Whitchurch Lane

Church of England Diocese: London

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1157/0/10059 HIGH STREET
18-JUN-02 Edgware
War Memorial


Edgware War Memorial. 1920. Mason unknown. Celtic cross of hammer-dressed grey Cornish granite on three-stage base, set within nine granite dwarf posts. Lists of Edgware's First World War casualties arranged by year on north and south faces of base. Foot of cross on north and south sides inscribed 'FOR REMEMBRANCE'; 'Let us here highly resolve that these heroic dead shall not have died in vain' on base, north and south sides. Base on east side inscribed 'Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for a friend'. Base on west side inscribed 'He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it'.
HISTORY: the cross was unveiled on 27 March 1920. It lists the names of the 55 men of Edgware who died in the Great War of 1914-19.

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, 16 February 2017.

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