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Brief description of site

There are four panels set in a semi-circular arrangement commemorating the fallen of World War 1, with two further panels dedicated to those who lost their lives in World War 2. The war memorial was listed Grade II in 2013.

Brief history of site

The memorial was initially unveiled in 1927 to commemorate the dead of World War 1, with additional work undertaken after World War 2.

Location information:

Address: Manchester Old Road, Middleton, Manchester, M24 4DZ

Locality: Greater Manchester

Local Authorities:

Greater Manchester; Rochdale; West Middleton

Historical County: Lancashire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 109 Grid Ref: SD864056
Latitude: 53.5469 Longitude: -2.20672

Key information:

Form of site: memorial garden

Purpose of site: memorial garden

Context or principal building: commemorative

Site first created: 1927

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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