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Carlton in Lindrick War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3503 / 53°21'1"N

Longitude: -1.1153 / 1°6'54"W

OS Eastings: 458990

OS Northings: 384082

OS Grid: SK589840

Mapcode National: GBR NYNP.BQ

Mapcode Global: WHDF1.V13W

Entry Name: Carlton in Lindrick War Memorial

Listing Date: 8 December 2014

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1421774

Location: Carlton in Lindrick, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, S81

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Carlton in Lindrick

Built-Up Area: Carlton in Lindrick

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Carlton-in-Lindrick

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Summary

War memorial, unveiled in 1921.

Description

War memorial,designed by Allen Foxley, unveiled in 1921.

The memorial, of Clipsham limestone, comprises a medieval-style cross, with an elaborate Greek cross-head set on a tall, narrow, shaft rising from an octagonal plinth with bronze plaques carrying the inscriptions: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND TO/ THE HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THE/ CARLTON MEN/ WHO SACRIFICED/ THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ & FOR THE RIGHT/ 1914 - 1918 (15 names of those who fell in the First World War; and 1939-1945 (11 names of those who fell in the Second World War) .

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, 24 January 2017.

History

The war memorial, in remembrance of the men of Carlton in Lindrick lost in the First World War, was unveiled on 8 February 1921 by Capt WCC Weetman and dedicated by the Rector of Carlton, the Revd WH Deane. It was designed by Allen Foxley and constructed by Bowman (of Stamford). The names of those who fell from the parish in the Second World War were added in 1948. The war memorial was restored and rededicated in 2009.

Reasons for Listing

The war memorial designed by Allan Foxley, located at the junction of Church Lane and High Road (A60), Carlton in Lindrick and unveiled in 1921, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community, and the sacrifice it made in the conflicts of the C20;
* Architectural interest: the memorial is thoughtfully designed with finely carved details to the Greek cross.

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