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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Hollinfare, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4163 / 53°24'58"N

Longitude: -2.4573 / 2°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 369701

OS Northings: 391153

OS Grid: SJ697911

Mapcode National: GBR CX8Y.S2

Mapcode Global: WH98M.7D3B

Plus Code: 9C5VCG8V+G3

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 6 March 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 493533

Location: Rixton-with-Glazebrook, Warrington, WA3

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Rixton-with-Glazebrook

Built-Up Area: Hollinfare

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hollinfare St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

RIXTON WITH GLAZEBROOK

23/0/10003 HOLLINS GREEN
06-MAR-08 War Memorial

II
War memorial, c.1920, sandstone. WWII inscription added later. Square column on square base and plinth surmounted by cross.

Flat square plinth. Square column base with inverted cavetto moulding at feet. Band around top of base reads 'Remember those men/of Hollinfare who/gave their lives in/the Great War 1914-1919'. East elevation displays names of 12 men. West elevation displays '1939.1945' and names of 3 men. Memorial sits upon traffic island enclosed by black and gold iron bollards.

HISTORY: Memorial commemorates the men of Hollinfare who who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: An elegant war memorial with inscribed base and square column surmounted by a cross commemorating local soldiers who fell during the First and Second World Wars.

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, 26 January 2017.

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

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