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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8329 / 50°49'58"N

Longitude: -0.2388 / 0°14'19"W

OS Eastings: 524120

OS Northings: 105185

OS Grid: TQ241051

Mapcode National: GBR JNT.LFV

Mapcode Global: FRA B6DW.SXM

Plus Code: 9C2XRQM6+5F

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 11 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486582

ID on this website: 101389099

Location: Southwick, Adur, West Sussex, BN42

County: West Sussex

District: Adur

Electoral Ward/Division: Southwick Green

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwick

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Southwick

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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1145/8/10006 Southwick
12-OCT-00 War Memorial


War memorial. 1922, designed by local Harbour Master Councillor A Catt. Mainly built of concrete aggregate blocks resembling rusticated stone with some slabs of broken concrete taken from a military camp housing Royal Marine Engineers on Southwick Green but also some granite and bronze decoration. Comprises tapering concrete obelisk about 15 feet in height with moulded granite pyramidal cap, cornice and plinth. South front has has bronze wreath fixed to obelisk and bronze plaque to plinth with the inscription "This memorial was erected to the memory of the men of Southwick and Fishersgate who fell in the Great War 1914-1919. Let those for whom they died see they be not forgotten." A further panel below reads "1939-1945." Other sides have stone inscription panels with the names of the fallen. The obelisk is set on two octagonal broken concrete steps on oval broken concrete base with concrete aggregate balustrading incorporating eight piers, two flights of four stone steps and end elliptical-shaped flower beds with cast iron railings.

Listing NGR: TQ2412005185

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, 6 December 2016.

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