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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Litton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2548 / 53°15'17"N

Longitude: -1.7469 / 1°44'48"W

OS Eastings: 416981

OS Northings: 373114

OS Grid: SK169731

Mapcode National: GBR JZ7S.LZ

Mapcode Global: WHCD0.4GD5

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158755

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80959

Location: Litton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Litton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tideswell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/47 (North Side)
War Memorial

War memorial, c1920 by Boden of Matlock. Rubble limestone with gritstone dressings.
Set into the hillside with rubblestone retaining walls, to the road capped by obelisks,
to the sides and rear capped by railings. Steps up from the road. In the middle of
the enclosure the memorial itself is a gritstone tapering pier on a pedestal base.
Inscribed 1914 1919 within a wreath, and Sacred / to the memory of the / Men of
Cressbrook / who fell in the Great War. The names of those who died inscribed on
the base and sides. Listed for group value only.

Listing NGR: SK1698173114

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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