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Memorial Plaque Attached to North West Side of Former Town Hall at Junction with High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wombwell, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.522 / 53°31'19"N

Longitude: -1.3975 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 440039

OS Northings: 402978

OS Grid: SE400029

Mapcode National: GBR LWPQ.76

Mapcode Global: WHDCY.HQQV

Entry Name: Memorial Plaque Attached to North West Side of Former Town Hall at Junction with High Street

Listing Date: 18 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333680

Location: Barnsley, S73

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Wombwell

Built-Up Area: Wombwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wombwell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south-east side),

6/52 Memorial plaque
attached to north-
west side of former
Town Hall at junction
with High Street.


Boer War memorial plaque. c1902. By G. Steele, sculptor of Wombwell.
Well-carved sandstone surround; panel probably of granite. Corbels
carved with lion's heads and Yorkshire roses flank the inscription
'DUTY NOBLY DONE'. Above, an inscribed panel in moulded architrave
flanked by half-detached soldiers in battle dress set before draped
flags. Shallow cornice beneath ogee-headed feature with unicorn
crest within carved foliage; crown at apex. Inscription: dedication
to, and names of, the people of Wombwell who served in the Boer War

Listing NGR: SE4003902978

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, 10 August 2017.

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

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