Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial
Lion War Memorial

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A sitting male lion on a shallow plinth, upon a plain rectangular inscribed pedestal and moulded base.

Lion War Memorial




Mourne granite

Accession number


Acquisition method

funded by Lady Mabel Annesley

Work type

War memorial


Newry, Mourne and Down District Council


Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Work status


Listing status

B2 (Northern Ireland)

Unveiling date


Listing date



at all times

Signature/marks description

etched on the back of the left side of the plinth, painted black: FRANCIS WILES / SCULPTOR

Inscription description

etched on the front of the pedestal, painted black: TO THE / HONOURED MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO GAVE / THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1919; and similarly on the front of the base: 1939-1945


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Located at

Central Promenade, Newcastle

BT33 0SE

Located in a paved area on the east side of Central Promenade, in front of the Newcastle Centre.