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Description: Boer War Memorial on West Side of the Green
Date Listed: 22 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 182886
OS Grid Reference: SD6851037924
OS Grid Coordinates: 368510, 437924
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8366, -2.4800
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SD 63 NE AIGHTON, BAILEY & CHAIGLEY AVENUE ROAD
Boer War Memorial on west side
of the green
Boer War memorial, early C20th. Sandstone. Base of square plan with 4 steps,
supporting a Celtic cross with interlace designs on 2 faces and vine scroll
ornament on the sides. A brass plate reads: 'This Cross Commemorates the
services of Frederick Sleight, first Earl Roberts, K.C.V.C. and his
companions in arms, the Soldiers and Sailors of the Empire, who fought in
South Africa 1899 - 1902'.
Listing NGR: SD6851037924
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Source: English Heritage
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