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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Leeds
Town
Leeds
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
47005
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 300 340
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STONE CROSS WITH HEXAGONAL TAPERED COLUMN ON 4-STEP PLINTH SET ON WALL OF CHURCHYARD ABOVE STONE BENCH SET INTO WALL. 3 BRONZE BADGES SET INTO BASE OF PLINTH RESTING ON CHURCHYARD WALL.
Inscription
THE MEN OF / THE LEEDS RIFLES / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 20 FT EST
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • NORTH BOUNDARY WALL AND STEPS, NORTH WEST GATE AND PIERS, WAR MEMORIAL AND EAST BAR STONE
  • 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
CURRENTLY A COUPLE OF THE METAL BADGES ARE BROKEN AND THE MEMORIAL IS STAINED.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL
Reference
  • Yorkshire Evening Post 20 Mar 2006
  • Yorkshire Evening Post 11 Apr 2006
  • Yorkshire Evening Post 11 June 2002

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