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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WAR MEMORIAL WITH RAILINGS AND GATES

List Entry Number: 1279917

Location

WAR MEMORIAL WITH RAILINGS AND GATES, BURDON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: 
District: Sunderland
District Type: Metropolitan Authority
Parish: 

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 391398


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NE BURDON ROAD 920-1/20/25 (East side) War Memorial with railings and gates

GV II

World War I war memorial. c1925. Signed R.A.RAY ARCA ART & SCULPT. Granite with bronze figure. Railings and gates wrought-iron. Angel of Victory holding globe on tall Tuscan column with laurel leaf band at base, egg and dart echinus. Tall moulded plinth has laurel wreaths and upturned torches carved in low relief; and inscriptions on W: A TRIBUTE TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD ; on N 1914-1918; on S 1939-1945. 4 steps up to platform are flanked by dwarf walls with nail-head studs in coping. Enclosing railings and gates have cross-in-circle motif, paired principal uprights and top rails. 4 lamp standards a short distance from corners are contemporary and are listed individually (qv).

Listing NGR: NZ3979656685

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 16 June 2017.


Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 June 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/251888
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 June 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/72721

Map

National Grid Reference: NZ 39796 56685


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This copy shows the entry on 20-Jan-2021 at 04:20:43.