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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 59769
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 08 April 2002
Date listed: 28 July 1988
Date of last amendment: 28 July 1988
Grade II

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MIDDLESBROUGHPARK ROAD.NZ 41 NE (4919)3/62Cenotaph, withmemorial gates,gatepiers and screen

MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD. NZ 41 NE (4919) 3/62 Cenotaph, with memorial gates, gatepiers and screen walls. G.V. II Cenotaph, with gates gatepiers and screen walls, at entrance to Albert Park, 1922 by Brierley and Rutherford (York), and Messrs Coxhead (Middlesbrough), masons. Tablets by Birmingham Guild Ltd. Gates renewed 1981. Polished grey Aberdeen granite ashlar cenotaph, iron gates, Portland stone ashlar gatepiers and walls, and bronze tablets. Cenotaph c.17m west of wide gateway with flanking pedestrian gateways, screen walls and short projecting end returns and terminal piers. Cenotaph: rectangular-plan pedestal and truncated shaft, supporting deep stepped and moulded base of chest tomb, with gadrooned band and panelled tablets on sides and ends. North and south faces of shaft inscribed: "THE GLORIOUS DEAD 1914-1919, 1939-1945". On ends of shaft and pedestal pilaster strips flanked at heads by bronze husk drops and topped by bronze wreaths. Pedestal on 2 broad steps, shaped at ends, and with glinters at angles. 2-leaf central gates and one-leaf pedestrian gates. Original side panels with elaborate scrolls and strapwork and similar crestings. Fielded-panelled gatepiers, with moulded plinths, deep cornices and ornamented urn finials. Screen walls have banded rusticated pilaster strips between groups of tablets; stepped plinth, cornice and similar piers at ends. Tablets, in moulded surrounds, have raised lettering recording names of fallen in both World Wars; 12 tablets on each wall. Faceted ball finials on end piers. East faces of walls have plain raised panels.

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