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Lamp posts at each corner of War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Milkstone and Deeplish, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6163 / 53°36'58"N

Longitude: -2.16 / 2°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 389513

OS Northings: 413316

OS Grid: SD895133

Mapcode National: GBR FVCM.5D

Mapcode Global: WHB8X.SCMJ

Entry Name: Lamp posts at each corner of War Memorial

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358885

Location: Rochdale, OL16

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Milkstone and Deeplish

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Rochdale St Chad, St Mary and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 8913 SE
11/57

ROCHDALE
THE ESPLANADE (North west side)
Lamp posts at each corner of War Memorial.

GV
II
Four lamp posts c.1920. Granite base with cast iron pylon and details. Fluted cast iron pylon base rests on weathered granite plinth. Tapering square-section latticework pylon with central cartouche is surmounted by a cartouche set between diagonal scrolls supporting a moulded pedestal and a large cuboidal box with chamfered corners and crossed torches moulded on the outer face. Each post has two spherical white lampshades which hang off baluster-like drops from two moulded arms attached to either side of the cuboidal box. The box is surmounted by a small festooned pedestal with cornice and classical finial. The four lamp posts are placed at 45 degrees to the War Memorial (q.v.) and are located at each corner.

Listing NGR: SD8951313316

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

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