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Latitude: 53.6882 / 53°41'17"N
Longitude: -1.5014 / 1°30'4"W
OS Eastings: 433027
OS Northings: 421417
OS Grid: SE330214
Mapcode National: GBR KTYS.RM
Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.XK7F
Plus Code: 9C5WMFQX+7F
Entry Name: War Memorial at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Listing Date: 19 November 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389516
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488198
Location: Wakefield, WF1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield North
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wakefield St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
19-NOV-01 War Memorial at Queen Elizabeth Gramma
War memorial. 1921-2. Ashlar stone and bronze. Square plan.
Tall square Classical monument with low base and stepped plinth. The front of the base bears the inscription in bronze "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" the sides bear bronze plaques with the names of those who died in the Great War. Above the upper stage has fluted Doric pilasters at each corner supporting an entablature and frieze. Main front has bronze sword of remembrance and the school coat-of-arms within a laurel wreath. The monument is topped by a bronze sculpture of a bugler.
Listing NGR: SE3302821417
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, 1 February 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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