SJ8298 : War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place

taken 1 year ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place
War Memorial in Albert Bentley Place

Originally called Albion Place, it was renamed Albert Bentley Place in 2015 LinkExternal link after the man became head of the local fire brigade in 1898.

The Grade II listed war memorial LinkExternal link was unveiled by the Earl of Derby in July 1922.
Lancashire Fusiliers War Memorial (Salford Cenotaph)
The Salford Cenotaph in Albert Bentley Place (formerly Albion Place) on the Crescent, outside the old Police and Fire Station, is surmounted by the Sphinx of the Lancashire Fusiliers. The sphinx is on a pedestal on which is carved the single word EGYPT. The Rose of Lancaster decorates each corner at the top of the cenotaph. The side panels feature a large carved wreath and the names of campaigns in which the regiment took part.

It is a Grade II Listed Structure (Historic England List entry Number: 1386176 LinkExternal link

LinkExternal link (North Manchester Battlefield Society) for more information
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Religious sites 
Person (from Tags)
Albert Bentley  Earl of Derby 
Place (from Tags)
Salford 
Former (from Tags)
Fire Station 
Date (from Tags)
1922 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8203 9862 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0392N 2:16.3360W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8204 9861
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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