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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 457622
Location: WAR MEMORIAL, ST PETER'S SQUARE (south west side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 10 June 2001
Date listed: 03 September 1974
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II*

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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.).

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