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Latitude: 53.2363 / 53°14'10"N
Longitude: -1.4325 / 1°25'56"W
OS Eastings: 437977
OS Northings: 371180
OS Grid: SK379711
Mapcode National: GBR 697.4NC
Mapcode Global: WHDF8.ZX1C
Plus Code: 9C5W6HP9+G2
Entry Name: War Memorial and Steps in Front of Chesterfield Town Hall
Listing Date: 30 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473474
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40
Electoral Ward/Division: Brockwell
Built-Up Area: Chesterfield
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 3771 SE CHESTERFIELD ROSE HILL
War Memorial and Steps
30.03.1999 In front of Chesterfield Town
Urns, terraces and steps. 1933-8. Designed by AJ Hope of Bradshaw Gass and Hope. War memorial added 1954. Portland stone. Steps rise to semi-circular fronted terrace with balustrade. This terrace has raised platform to rear with semi-circular back wall partly rusticated and topped with console brackets and shallow pediment. Steps on either side rise in two short flights to road level. These steps also have balustrades which continue to left and to right terminating in piers topped with oval stone planting urns. The centre of this top balustrade has chest tomb war memorial raised on single step with bronze torches to either side on rear wall, this pedimented wall flanked by stepped piers. Balustrade to either side finished with oval stone planting urns.
This structure was designed as part of the formal approach to the new Town Hall. The war memorial was unveiled by the Duke of Devonshire on 8th May 1954.
Listing NGR: SK3797771180
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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