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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BROMLEY WAR MEMORIAL, ST MARTIN'S HILL

List entry Number: 1116976

Location

BROMLEY WAR MEMORIAL, ST MARTIN'S HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityBromleyLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Dec-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 442525

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History

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Details

TQ 46 NW GLASSMILL LANE, BROMLEY (off) 785-/5/10032 Bromley War Memorial, Martin's Hill

II*

War memorial, 1922 by Sydney March. Square obelisk of Portland stone upon a two-stage base with three steps. Bronze allegorical figures on three sides of obelisk with a bronze cartouche to the rear; bronze panels with the names of the deceased on all sides of the plinth. The bronze statues depict in the centre Victory , winged and holding aloft a wreath, flanked by Liberty holding a torch and Peace scattering flowers of remembrance from her lap. Another version of this design was erected in 1922 at Radcliffe, Greater Manchester and a description given in Radcliffe Times, 26 November 1922. Sydney March (1876-1967) came from an artistic Yorkshire family, and was responsible for a number of important war memorials including the Lancaster monument (1922), in East Sheen Cemetery.



Listing NGR: TQ3997969238

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 26 November - Date: 1922 - Journal Title: Radcliffe times

National Grid Reference: TQ 39979 69238

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