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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 213550
Location: WAR MEMORIAL NEAR JUNCTION WITH SILK STREET, CHURCH STREET (south side)
  LEIGH, WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 29 April 2001
Date listed: 18 October 1991
Date of last amendment: 18 October 1991
Grade II

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The following building shall be added:LEIGHCHURCH STREETSD 60 SE(south side)2/64War Memorial near

The following building shall be added: LEIGH CHURCH STREET SD 60 SE (south side) 2/64 War Memorial near junction with Silk Street II War Memorial. 1922. By J C Prestwich. Ashlar Portland limestone. Cenotaph set on stepped stylobate in centre of memorial garden. Classical style. Plinth with re-entrant corners; bronze plaques on 2 sides are set in architraves under wreaths and are flanked by engaged columns with fluted shafts and palm-leaf capitals; dentilled cornice above friezes inscribed 'OUR GLORIOUS DEAD'. On the top is a styalised coffin bearing crosses and wreath. Sides have sculptured swords set between bronze pikes and frieze is inscribed with dates of both World Wars.

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