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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79521
Location: Dronfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18
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
PARISH OF DRONFIELD HIGH STREET
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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