Description: Monument to Victims of Lundhill Colliery Explosion, Situated Approximately 55 Metres to South East o
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333645
OS Grid Reference: SE4192704285
OS Grid Coordinates: 441927, 404285
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5336, -1.3689
SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET,
6/17 Monument to
55 metres to
Church of All Saints.
Monument. c1857. By W. Oxley of Barnsley. Fine sandstone ashlar.
Stepped base and moulded plinth to square, corniced column surmounted
by tall obelisk. Raised panels on column have biblical inscriptions
and on the south side the words:
'ERECTED / TO COMMEMORATE THE / LUNDHILL EXPLOSION / OF FEBRUARY 19th
1857, / IN WHICH / ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY NINE / MEN AND BOYS LOST
THEIR LIVES / OF WHOSE BODIES / ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY SIX / ARE BURIED /
NEAR THIS PLACE'.
Listing NGR: SE4192704285
Source: English Heritage
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