SJ6910 : War Memorial gates at the entrance to Hartshill Park

taken 8 months ago, near to Telford, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

War Memorial gates at the entrance to Hartshill Park
War Memorial gates at the entrance to Hartshill Park
Originally dedicated as a War Memorial in 1928, these gates were rededicated in 2006, at which time the previous cast inscriptions in the pillars were replaced by slate plaques recording the names of the fallen of both World Wars. The structure was Grade II listed LinkExternal link in 2017.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 11 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
War Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6935 1094 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.7160N 2:27.2969W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 69385 10931
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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