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War Memorial in Lawnswood Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Adel and Wharfedale, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8493 / 53°50'57"N

Longitude: -1.5971 / 1°35'49"W

OS Eastings: 426605

OS Northings: 439306

OS Grid: SE266393

Mapcode National: GBR KR9X.1W

Mapcode Global: WHC95.FHQW

Entry Name: War Memorial in Lawnswood Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466212

Location: Leeds, LS16

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Adel and Wharfedale

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Adel St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE23NE OTLEY ROAD, Lawnswood
714-1/6/936 (South side)
War Memorial in Lawnswood Cemetery


War memorial. c1920. Portland stone and bronze. In 3 parts:
octagonal plinth and chamfered cross approx 4m high, overlaid
by a bronze sword. Behind, to N, a screen wall approx 10m long
and 1.5m high, the deeply-chamfered coping incised: 'THEIR
NAME LIVETH FOR EVER MORE'. On the wall are fastened 16 bronze
panels with floriate cross and lists of names of the killed in
World War I. A second low wall to the E has the names of those
killed in World War II.

Listing NGR: SE2660539306

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, 10 August 2017.

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

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