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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: WAR MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1270697

Location

WAR MEMORIAL, ST PETERS SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457622

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8397NE ST PETER'S SQUARE 698-1/31/411 (South West side) 03/09/74 War Memorial (Formerly Listed as: ST PETERS SQUARE (South West side) Cenotaph War Memorial)

GV II*

War memorial. 1924, by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Portland stone. Central cenotaph advanced on a low plinth which runs out to each side at the rear with rearward returns bearing obelisks. The cenotaph is rectangular, with 3 unequal slightly battered stages, the topmost with an elaborate wreath in each side, a sword pendent from the front, and surmounted by a recumbant casualty on a catafalque. Between the obelisks to the rear, a stone sarcphagus. Forms group with Memorial Cross to rear (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ8391997905

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83919 97905

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