Keys to the Past

War Memorial Statue west of junction with Billy Hill, Stanley Crook (Stanley)

War Memorial, Stanley Crook © DCC 24/11/09
War Memorial, Stanley Crook © DCC 24/11/09

War Memorial, Stanley Crook © DCC 24/11/09
War Memorial, Stanley Crook © DCC 24/11/09

Photograph of Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph of Billy Row War Memorial 2016

Photograph of Billy Row War Memorial and fence 2016
Photograph of Billy Row War Memorial and fence 2016

Photograph of base of Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph of base of Billy Row War Memorial 2016

Photograph of side of base of Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph of side of base of Billy Row War Memorial 2016

Photograph of inscription on Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph of inscription on Billy Row War Memorial 2016

Photograph to right of figure on Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph to right of figure on Billy Row War Memorial 2016

Photograph of front of figure on Billy Row War Memorial 2016
Photograph of front of figure on Billy Row War Memorial 2016

War memorial: Seated life-size figure of woman in classical drapery in dejected posture, right hand holding wreath, on tall square pedestal with wide base, swag-decorated frieze and wide cornice. Names of the dead from the First World War are located on a panel on the front face of the pedestal whilst those for WW2 are on the back. Wrought iron rail links four short posts on the step. Curb has four pyramidal-coped low piers on each side, the centre of each block with a raised rusticated panel. The whole is set within an enclosure of plain railings with a gate that has flattened pointed heads and square principals with pointed heads. Originally unveiled in 1924 with additions in 1949 (1-2).

This is a listed building protected by law.

Reference number:D37464
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
First World War (1914 to 1918)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1279295

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Source of Reference
Local History of Stanley


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