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Description: War Memorial
Date Listed: 1 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241300
OS Grid Reference: SK5879278937
OS Grid Coordinates: 458792, 378937
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3041, -1.1192
SK 5878 NE WORKSOP MEMORIAL AVENUE
8/90 War Memorial
War memorial. 1925. By A. H. Richardson. Limestone ashlar with
granite plinth, bronze plaques and iron railings and lamps.
Rectangular block, 2 stages, with diagonal flying buttresses, 2
setoffs, with scrolled feet, domed caps and cross motifs;
rectangular domed cap with moulded cornice. On each face,
inscribed plaques with elliptical pediments on curved brackets.
To south, panel inscribed 'To the Glory of God and to the
everlasting memory of the men of Worksop parish who fell in the
Great War 1914-1918'. Similar inscribed panels on other sides.
Upper stage has to west, wreath in panel inscribed 'MCMXIV', and
to east, similar wreath and panel inscribed 'MCMXVIII'. To north
and south similar inscribed panels. To north, monument
commemorating the Sherwood Foresters Regiment in the form of a
lectern with chamfered base, cornice and scrolled brackets,
with sloping plaque. Outside, oval kerb with dwarf railing and
spiked chains. To north and south, a splayed-sided panelled pier
carrying a 3 branched lamp standard.
Listing NGR: SK5879278937
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Source: English Heritage
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