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War Memorial at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield, Wakefield

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488198

Location: Wakefield, WF1

County: Wakefield

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

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Listing Text


938/0/10018 NORTHGATE
19-NOV-01 War Memorial at Queen Elizabeth Gramma
r School

GV II

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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