Leasingthorne War Memorial

  • Description

    "....The stone memorial stands opposite Eden Terrace in an area of open ground, previously in front of Leasingthorne Social Centre. It takes the form of an obelisk, square on plan, rising from the corniced top of a pedestal. The pedestal stands on a two-stepped base. The monument is surrounded by a square enclosure of railings carried on a low kerb. The principal dedicatory inscription on the front face of the pedestal reads ERECTED/ IN UNDYING MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914 – 1918./ “UNTIL THE DAY DAWN” with on the riser of the upper step below AND THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 – 1945. The commemorated names are listed on the remaining faces of the pedestal...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1438874
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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