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War Memorial, the Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Haslemere, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0878 / 51°5'16"N

Longitude: -0.7093 / 0°42'33"W

OS Eastings: 490491

OS Northings: 132849

OS Grid: SU904328

Mapcode National: GBR DCS.MJ5

Mapcode Global: FRA 96D7.X1H

Plus Code: 9C3X37QR+47

Entry Name: War Memorial, the Green

Listing Date: 14 August 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490514

Location: Haslemere, Waverley, Surrey, GU27

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Haslemere

Built-Up Area: Haslemere

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Haslemere

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

HASLEMERE

915/0/10008 HIGH STREET
14-AUG-03 War Memorial, The Green

II
War memorial. 1920-21, designed by Inigo Triggs, a local architect, and authorised by Sir Algernon Methuen, chairman of the War Memorial committees. Built of natural sedimentary limestone. Comprises a tall octagonal shaft, battered to the base, surmounted by a stone cross with gable, the whole standing on two square stone plinths and a stone base. The upper plinth facing north has the inscription "WE DIED FOR ENGLAND. SEE THAT YOU LIVE FOR HER" and "TO THE MEMORY OF HASLEMERE MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919." Names of the fallen are carved on the sides of the lower plinth and three metal plaques to the top plinth on the south , east and west sides commemorate those who fell in the Second World War. The War Memorial cost ?362.


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.

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

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