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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151176
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333680
Location: Barnsley, S73
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
SE40SW WOMBWELL STATION ROAD
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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