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Boer War Memorial on West Side of the Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8366 / 53°50'11"N

Longitude: -2.48 / 2°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 368510

OS Northings: 437924

OS Grid: SD685379

Mapcode National: GBR CS32.WF

Mapcode Global: WH96G.WT7N

Entry Name: Boer War Memorial on West Side of the Green

Listing Date: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182886

Location: Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley

Built-Up Area: Hurst Green (Ribble Valley) BU

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hurst Green St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 NE AIGHTON, BAILEY & CHAIGLEY AVENUE ROAD
Hurst Green
8/2
Boer War Memorial on west side
of the green

GV II


Boer War memorial, early C20th. Sandstone. Base of square plan with 4 steps,
supporting a Celtic cross with interlace designs on 2 faces and vine scroll
ornament on the sides. A brass plate reads: 'This Cross Commemorates the
services of Frederick Sleight, first Earl Roberts, K.C.V.C. and his
companions in arms, the Soldiers and Sailors of the Empire, who fought in
South Africa 1899 - 1902'.


Listing NGR: SD6851037924


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, 2 February 2017.

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

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