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Latitude: 53.785 / 53°47'5"N
Longitude: -2.7125 / 2°42'45"W
OS Eastings: 353148
OS Northings: 432308
OS Grid: SD531323
Mapcode National: GBR T7X.R2
Mapcode Global: WH85M.94K6
Entry Name: War Memorial Circa 5 Metres East of School at Harris Orphanage
Listing Date: 15 January 1985
Last Amended: 13 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361628
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185875
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2
Electoral Ward/Division: Greyfriars
Built-Up Area: Fulwood
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Preston St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 53 SW FULWOOD GARSTANG ROAD
7/28 War Memorial c.5 metres
east of School at Harris
listed with "The Harris
War Memorial, c.1920. Polished granite pedestal c.2 metres high supporting
white stone statue of a very youthful soldier with his hands resting on the
butt of a rifle held muzzle down on his left boot. Pedestal is lettered on
IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / THE OLD BOYS/ OF THE / HARRIS ORPHANAGE /
WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918. / THEY DIED THE DEATH OF /
HONOUR FOR / GOD, KING, AND COUNTRY / ERECTED BY THEIR ORPHAN /
and on the left and right sides with lists of 8 and 9 names respectively.
Listing NGR: SD5314832308
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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