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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Stockport
Town
Stockport
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 28 May 1921
    Attended by: Miss Florence Rowbotham, MA, JP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18433

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Current location

Turncroft Lane
Stockport
Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK1 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 90735 90475
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Park gifted by Thomas Rowbotham in memory of the local men who died in the First World War. The entrance to the park is marked by a large stone gate with an square plaque affixed to wrought iron railing.
Inscription
WOODBANK MEMORIAL PARK/ The Gift of Alderman Sir THOMAS ROWBOTHAM, JP/ In honoured memory of the men of Stockport/ who fought and died for their country in the/ Great War 1914 - 1918/ Opened by Miss FLORENCE ROWBOTHAM, MA, JP/ May 28th 1921
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Park
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • WOODBANK VILLA AND ENTRANCE PORTICO
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: The gift of Alderman Sir Thomas Rowbotham JP
Responsibility
Stockport Borough Council

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