Owlerton War Memorial Hall

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Reference WMO/148337


Forbes Road



S6 2NW


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Hall
  • Brick Brick
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: War memorial hall built 1925 with external bronze plaque with dedication, laurel wreath and regimental colours. The memorial hall is Grade II listed. Historic England listing entry - War memorial hall. Dated 1925, with late C20 alterations. Red brick with terracotta dressings and gabled and hipped slate roof topped with a louvred square turret with pyramidal lead roof. EXTERIOR: plinth. Single storey plus tower; 3 x 5 windows. Coped main gable has projecting central bay flanked by panelled pilasters with quoins, containing a segment-arched 4-light cross casement with terracotta mullions. On either side, a small plain sash with moulded surround and pediment. Above the window, raised panel with the name of the building in raised lettering. Above again, a shouldered gabled pediment. Single storey porch has projecting doorcase with panelled terracotta quoins, dentilled cornice and segmental pediment with shaped blocking course. Moulded and ornamented round-arched doorway with keystone cartouche and recessed double doors. To left, a canted corridor with blocking course and 2 single light windows, late C20, with terracotta surrounds. To right, square clock tower, 3 stages, with angle pilasters and quoins, corner shafts, plinth, and moulded coped parapet with corner pedestals and a segmental pediment and keystone on each side. Lower stage has a terracotta relief panel under a dentilled cornice, with an inscribed bronze plaque below it. Middle stage has a single window on 3 sides. Upper stage has a recessed panel on each side, with dentilled head and round shafted blind balustrade below. Front panel has a central clock, side panels have blank roundels. Hall has bays divided by recesses housing downpipes, and stepped terracotta coping. In each bay, a segment-headed 3-light cross casement with double transoms and terracotta lintel.
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In memory of the men of Owlerton and district who fell in the Great War. 1914-1918.


Grade II (England)


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