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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: CENOTAPH IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1375887

Location

CENOTAPH IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY, OVERLEIGH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469866

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 OVERLEIGH ROAD 1932-1/8/217 (South side (off)) Cenotaph in south part of Overleigh Cemetery

GV II

Cenotaph, undated, to those fallen in the Great War 1914-19. White stone. Base of 2 octagonal steps; inscribed plinth; cross with downward-pointing sword of justice in bronze, total height approx 5m. Inscription in Roman capitals: "THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN AND INTENTION WITH THOSE WHICH HAVE BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM AND OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST: THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE". The cenotaph stands at the junction of the drives from Overleigh Road and the 2 mortuary chapels of the cemetery (qv).



Listing NGR: SJ4034265131

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40342 65131

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