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Cholera Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3758 / 53°22'32"N

Longitude: -1.4592 / 1°27'33"W

OS Eastings: 436076

OS Northings: 386683

OS Grid: SK360866

Mapcode National: GBR 9KM.PP

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.KDCX

Plus Code: 9C5W9GGR+88

Entry Name: Cholera Monument

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455735

Location: Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield Manor St Aidan with St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/6/535 (West side (off))
28/06/73 Cholera Monument
(Formerly Listed as:
Monument in Monument Gardens)


Monument to the 402 victims of the cholera epidemic of 1832
who were buried on the site. 1834-35. By Weightman & Hadfield.
Partly demolished by gale, 1989. Ashlar. Gothic Revival style.
Stepped base, plinth and string course. Triangular plan
similar to an Eleanor Cross, with a central shaft supported by
buttresses. Each face of the shaft and of each buttress has a
blank lancet. The upper part of the shaft has a cusped ogee
headed niche on each side containing a figure.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3607686683

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

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