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Monument to Victims of Lundhill Colliery Explosion, Situated Approximately 55 Metres to South East of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Darfield, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5336 / 53°32'0"N

Longitude: -1.3689 / 1°22'8"W

OS Eastings: 441927

OS Northings: 404285

OS Grid: SE419042

Mapcode National: GBR LWWL.F1

Mapcode Global: WHDCY.YF9Y

Entry Name: Monument to Victims of Lundhill Colliery Explosion, Situated Approximately 55 Metres to South East of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333645

Location: Barnsley, S73

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Darfield

Built-Up Area: Wombwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET,
(east end)

6/17 Monument to
victims of
Lundhill Colliery
explosion, situated
approximately
55 metres to
south-east of
Church of All Saints.

GV II

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

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