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Boer Wall Memorial Approximately 40 Metres North of Chapel of Sedbergh School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedbergh, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3208 / 54°19'14"N

Longitude: -2.5274 / 2°31'38"W

OS Eastings: 365789

OS Northings: 491817

OS Grid: SD657918

Mapcode National: GBR BLSG.MW

Mapcode Global: WH944.4NQH

Entry Name: Boer Wall Memorial Approximately 40 Metres North of Chapel of Sedbergh School

Listing Date: 18 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484604

Location: Sedbergh, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Sedbergh

Built-Up Area: Sedbergh

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Sedbergh, Cautley and Garsdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SEDBERGH

SD6591 LOFTUS HILL, Sedbergh Town
162-1/20/403 (West side)
Boer War Memorial approx. 40m north
of Chapel at Sedbergh School

GV II

War memorial. Probably c1902-5. Commemorates 8 former pupils
of Sedbergh School who died in the second South African War
(1899-1902). Red sandstone. Square plan. Four-step plinth,
square base with lettered panel in each side, square tapered
shaft with chamfered corners, chamfered cornice and wheel
cross. The panels on the base each have 2 bands of raised
lettering in Arts-and-Crafts style giving the names and units
of the fallen, with the dates and places of their deaths (one
of them awarded the Victoria Cross).

Listing NGR: SD6578791815


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, 3 February 2017.

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

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