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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Manchester
Town
Crumpsall
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 November 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18508
Current location

St Thomas Church
Chataway Rd
Crumpsall
Manchester
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 840 020
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Square stone pillar with pitched roof pediment with fleur-de-lys finial surmounted by foliate wheel cross. Mounted on two step base. Depictions of saints on top of two faces of the pillar.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ SOLDIERS AND SAILORS/ CONNECTED WITH/ THE PARISH OF/ LOWER CRUMPSALL/ WHO NOBLY LAID/ DOWN THIER LIVES/ WHILST SERVING/ THEIR KING AND/ COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ THIS MONUMENT WAS/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC/ SUBSCRIPTON/ DEATH IS SWALLOWED/ UP IN VICTORY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth C 600MM, height C 3000MM, width C 600MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • LOWER CRUMPSALL WAR MEMORIAL OUTSIDE ST THOMAS WITH ST MARK'S CHURCH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2010: Grade II listed. 2007: Grant of £3,800 awarded by War Memorials Trust for conservation.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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