MEN OF WEST HARTLEPOOL BOER WAR

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Reference WMO/113950

Address:

Ward Jackson Park

Park Avenue

Hartlepool

TS26 0EB

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: The listing entry for Historic England reads as follows - War memorial, 1905. Block of rough-hewn grey granite on a square base, upon three stone steps. South-east face : polished and inscribed with names of the fallen. (c Historic England.) This stone remains in place and the photo shows that it is well maintained. However the North East War Memorials Project states (http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=9150) that the granite block was originally the plinth for a bronze statue of a soldier. This was stolen in March 1968, the rifle having been stolen six weeks previously. A trace of the boots remains.
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Grade II (England)

1250447

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