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Latitude: 52.2886 / 52°17'18"N
Longitude: -0.5983 / 0°35'53"W
OS Eastings: 495707
OS Northings: 266530
OS Grid: SP957665
Mapcode National: GBR DYQ.KK1
Mapcode Global: VHFPD.LQ2Y
Entry Name: War Memorial Approximately 30 Metres West of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225972
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423021
Location: Rushden, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10
Civil Parish: Rushden
Built-Up Area: Rushden
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Rushden St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
RUSHDEN HIGH STREET
SP9566NE (West side)
21/135 War memorial approx. 30m. W of
Church of St. Mary
War memorial. Early C20. Limestone ashlar. Octagonal shaft of 3 stages with
plinth and 2 steps. Lower stage has leaf decoration at corners, second stage has
pilasters with 3 niches and figures in the alternate panels. Upper stage has
plain pilasters with scroll feet and swags and leaf decoration in the panels.
Moulded cornices between each stage, inscription around shaft "to keep in mind
those from this Town who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1919". Lists of
names in panels, of lower stage and plinth. Inscribed tablet on middle stage,
"Their name liveth for evermore".
Listing NGR: SP9570766530
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, 17 January 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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