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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Chorley
Town
Heapey
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: August 1922
    Attended by: EARL OF CRAWFORD AND BALCARRES KT
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
555
Current location

Junction with Kenyon La
Garden
Blackburn Road
Heapey
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 8HZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD6001021206
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square plan Clock Tower and garden. Set on a three-stepped base in Gothic style. Top decorated with battlements and a pointy roof. Shortly underneath the battlements water-shoots, underneath that inlaid clock with Roman numbers, underneath lancet-shaped window over lancet shaped doorway with wooden door. Inlaid inscribed plaques on the 6 o'clock and 9 o'clock face.
Inscription
TO PERPETUATE THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF HEAPEY AND WHEELTON WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bolton, E
Brindle, J
Brown, J W
Carruthers, S J
Chadwick, C
Chadwick, T R
Cowell, A
Dixon, H
Dixon, J
Dobson, F W
See details for all 46 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2.5M, height 10M, width 2.5M
    Materials: Unknown
  • Door
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL CLOCKTOWER
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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