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Latitude: 52.9677 / 52°58'3"N
Longitude: -1.0871 / 1°5'13"W
OS Eastings: 461406
OS Northings: 341541
OS Grid: SK614415
Mapcode National: GBR 9JS.V9Z
Mapcode Global: WHFHY.8NKR
Plus Code: 9C4WXW97+34
Entry Name: Boer War Memorial
Listing Date: 27 November 1984
Last Amended: 9 December 2014
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1238960
English Heritage Legacy ID: 416654
Location: Cavendish, Gedling, Nottinghamshire, NG4
Electoral Ward/Division: Cavendish
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Carlton (Gedling)
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Carlton-in-Willows
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
Tagged with: Memorial
War memorial unveiled in 1902 in Serlby Park, moved to its current location, outside the Carlton TA Centre, in 2002.
The memorial comprises a sandstone urn, carved in relief with goats’ heads and grapes, standing atop a square-sectioned pedestal on a splayed base. The inscription on pedestal reads THIS MONUMENT ERECTED BY VERE VISCOUNTESS GALWAY IN HONOUR AND LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE SHERWOOD RANGERS 10TH COMPANY 3RD BATALLION IMPERIAL YEOMANRY WHO FELL IN SOUTH AFRICA 1900-1902 (15 names).
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, 24 January 2017.
This Boer War memorial was unveiled in 1902 at Serlby Hall, the ancestral seat of the Viscounts Galway. The family sold the Hall in the later C20 and the memorial was moved in 2002 to Carlton TA Centre.
The Boer War memorial, originally at Serlby Hall but moved in 2002 to Carlton TA Centre, Cavendish Drive, Carlton, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as an early example of a war memorial, one of relatively few which remembers men lost in the South African War;
* Artistic quality: as a well-executed carved urn.
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