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The Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Dronfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3021 / 53°18'7"N

Longitude: -1.4752 / 1°28'30"W

OS Eastings: 435069

OS Northings: 378482

OS Grid: SK350784

Mapcode National: GBR LZ47.DZ

Mapcode Global: WHDF2.98RC

Entry Name: The Monument

Listing Date: 9 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79521

Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Dronfield

Built-Up Area: Dronfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 37 NE
9.1.67 The Monument
Memorial. Dated 1846. Ashlar gritstone, rising from a stepped
base, square on plan, with four double chamfered archways
supported by buttressed corner piers, stepped, with set-offs.
To the heads of the arches ashlar panels pierced by quatrefoils.
Above a squat octagonal ashlar spire, rising from a corbel table
with animal heads, the spire having miniature lucarnes and
terminating in a cross finial. Plaque commemorating the
erection of the monument to the repeal of the corn laws, dated
June 26th 1846. The monument is said to stand on the site of the
former town cross.

Listing NGR: SK3506978481

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