Barrow in Furness

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Reference WMO/120481


Barrow Central Public Park

Park Avenue

Barrow in Furness

LA13 9BJ


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Pillar/column
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
About the memorial: Portland limestone with iron railings and bronze plaques. Circular platform with railings between 4 flights of steps having piers and balustrades with bronze insets and guilloche ornament. Central obelisk has plinth with convex corners and bronze plaques; tapered square shaft with ornament of acanthus, fluting etc and a bronze wreath on each side. The plaques bear the dedication to, and names of, those lost in the Great War; those at each corner with reliefs of infantryman, sailor, Liberty and an angel. Attached to the railings are 2 plaques with names of those lost in World War II. An imposing local landmark.(c Historic England)
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