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War Memorial Cenotaph, Town Centre, Crook (Crook)

War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09
War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09

War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09
War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09

War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09
War Memorial, Church Street, Crook © DCC 24/11/09

War Memorial Cenotaph,behind railings Town Centre, Crook 2016
War Memorial Cenotaph,behind railings Town Centre, Crook 2016

War Memorial Cenotaph, from back, with flags Town Centre, Crook 2016
War Memorial Cenotaph, from back, with flags Town Centre, Crook 2016

War Memorial Cenotaph, oblique view, Town Centre, Crook © DCC 2016
War Memorial Cenotaph, oblique view, Town Centre, Crook © DCC 2016

War Memorial Cenotaph, view from distance, Town Centre, Crook 2016
War Memorial Cenotaph, view from distance, Town Centre, Crook 2016

War Memorial Cenotaph, rear view, Town Centre, Crook 2016
War Memorial Cenotaph, rear view, Town Centre, Crook 2016

War memorial cenotaph with surrounding piers and chain, located on the north side of Church Street in town centre garden with paths, borders, benches and trees. Unveiled 1927. Signed S. Webby, Liverpool. White granite; iron chain. 2 steps to tall tapered rectangular- section memorial on plinth; column has 2 offsets, cornice and diagonally-set square coping. Arms of Crook in wreath on main faces; shorter sides have pilasters with garlands; names of dead from the First World War, WW2, and the Korean conflict of 1950-1953, in panels and on plinth. Diagonally-set low flat curb supports tapered square posts with pyramidal tops; link chain, with spikes through links, attached to posts (1-2). This is a grade II listed structure protected by law.

Reference number:D36946
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Mid 20th Century (1933 to 1966)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1229011

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