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Memorial Plaque Attached to North West Side of Former Town Hall at Junction with High Street, Wombwell

Description: Memorial Plaque Attached to North West Side of Former Town Hall at Junction with High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333680

OS Grid Reference: SE4003902978
OS Grid Coordinates: 440039, 402978
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5220, -1.3975

Location: 2 B6096, Barnsley S73 8HB

Locality: Wombwell
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S73 8HB

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Listing Text

(south-east side),

6/52 Memorial plaque
attached to north-
west side of former
Town Hall at junction
with High Street.


Boer War memorial plaque. c19O2. By G. Steele, sculptor of Wombwell.
Well-carved sandstone surround; panel probably of granite. Corbels
carved with lion's heads and Yorkshire roses flank the inscription
'DUTY NOBLY DONE'. Above, an inscribed panel in moulded architrave
flanked by half-detached soldiers in battle dress set before draped
flags. Shallow cornice beneath ogee-headed feature with unicorn
crest within carved foliage; crown at apex. Inscription: dedication
to, and names of, the people of Wombwell who served in the Boer War

Listing NGR: SE4003902978

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Source: English Heritage

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