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Boer War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7068 / 52°42'24"N

Longitude: -2.759 / 2°45'32"W

OS Eastings: 348812

OS Northings: 312400

OS Grid: SJ488124

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2FG0

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.L7D6

Entry Name: Boer War Memorial

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458016

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


653-1/14/538 (West side)
Boer War Memorial


War memorial. c1902. By Caffin of Regent Street. Stone.
Soldier leaning on rifle raised on high chamfered plinth,
itself on a stepped base. On the plinth, the dates of the
South African Wars (1899-1902), the war dead, and a bust of
Queen Victoria in low relief. The memorial is surrounded by a
cast-iron railing.

Listing NGR: SJ4881212400

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, 19 January 2017.

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

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