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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Creswell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2617 / 53°15'42"N

Longitude: -1.2185 / 1°13'6"W

OS Eastings: 452224

OS Northings: 374138

OS Grid: SK522741

Mapcode National: GBR MZXQ.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHDFD.78ZW

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 23 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79289

Location: Elmton, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S80

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: Elmton with Creswell

Built-Up Area: Creswell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elmton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5/119 (South Side)
War Memorial

War memorial. c1918, by Borrowdale of Worksop. Portland stone ashlar. Set on a
base of two steps, square in plan, enclosed by eight obelisks linked by chains.
Tapering pedestal with stepped and moulded base and moulded cap. The sides
inscribed Sacred to the Memory of the Brave Men of this Parish who fell in the
Great War 1914-1919 and with the names of those men of the parish who gave their
lives in the two world wars, and of one who died in Korea in 1953. Lettering in
lead. Also inscribed Borrowdale/Sculptor/Worksop. Surmounted by a life size
sculpture of a soldier in First World War uniform.

Listing NGR: SK5222474138

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 25 January 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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