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Cenotaph Obelisk - Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 53° 59.562 W 001° 32.510
30U E 595595 N 5983693
Quick Description: Harrogate Obelisk, Cenotaph or War Memorial was unveiled in 1923 as a memorial to the dead in World War I and then re-dedicated after World War II. to become a Combined memorial.
Location: North East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/18/2014 11:33:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMKCBD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 3

Long Description:
Physical Description from the IWM Memorial Archive.

"LARGE STONE OBELISK WITH WREATHS NEAR TOP. SURMOUNTING SQUARE STONE BASE. BASE BEARS BRONZE PLAQUES WITH NAMES.

RELIEF ON EACH SIDE OF WREATH AND SWORD OF SACRIFICE. RELIEF ON BASE OF SOLDIER WITH BUGLE AND FLAG. RELIEF OF FEMALE FIGURE WITH SWORD. TOWN CREST." Text Source: (visit link)

GILBERT LEDWARD Sculptor
ERNEST PRESTWICH Architect
Date Created/Placed: 9/1/1923

Address:
CENOTAPH, PROSPECT SQUARE HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, GREAT BRITAIN.


Height: 20 meters

Illuminated: yes

Website: [Web Link]

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