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War Memorial and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Alfreton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0975 / 53°5'51"N

Longitude: -1.3904 / 1°23'25"W

OS Eastings: 440915

OS Northings: 355764

OS Grid: SK409557

Mapcode National: GBR 7D5.WTZ

Mapcode Global: WHDG2.MD3Q

Entry Name: War Memorial and Railings

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109034

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79064

Location: Alfreton, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE55

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Alfreton

Built-Up Area: Alfreton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Alfreton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

War Memorial and Railings


War memorial and railings. c1927. Ashlar and bronze. Wide square base with
railings to edge; bulbous shaped posts with chain links between; memorial has
panelled base with moulded plinth and tall square pier over with bronze plaques
to 3 sides. West and east sides have low ramped buttresses against the base and
a short way up the pier. Ramped tops have carved decoration. All but south
side of pier have carved shields set in cartouches near the top. South side has
laurel leaf circle to head of the plaque. Surmounting the pier is a bronze statue
of a soldier with a gun in one hand and his other arm round the shoulder of a young
girl. Base of statue is inscribed 'W A 1927'.

Listing NGR: SK4091555764

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, 25 January 2017.

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

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