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Latitude: 53.0975 / 53°5'51"N
Longitude: -1.3904 / 1°23'25"W
OS Eastings: 440915
OS Northings: 355764
OS Grid: SK409557
Mapcode National: GBR 7D5.WTZ
Mapcode Global: WHDG2.MD3Q
Entry Name: War Memorial and Railings
Listing Date: 25 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79064
Location: Alfreton, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE55
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Alfreton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Alfreton St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 40 55 NE ALFRETON MARKET PLACE
War Memorial and Railings
War memorial and railings. c1927. Ashlar and bronze. Wide square base with
railings to edge; bulbous shaped posts with chain links between; memorial has
panelled base with moulded plinth and tall square pier over with bronze plaques
to 3 sides. West and east sides have low ramped buttresses against the base and
a short way up the pier. Ramped tops have carved decoration. All but south
side of pier have carved shields set in cartouches near the top. South side has
laurel leaf circle to head of the plaque. Surmounting the pier is a bronze statue
of a soldier with a gun in one hand and his other arm round the shoulder of a young
girl. Base of statue is inscribed 'W A 1927'.
Listing NGR: SK4091555764
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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