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Boer War Memorial Approximately 10 Metres East of Number 47

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8996 / 51°53'58"N

Longitude: -2.077 / 2°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 394800

OS Northings: 222340

OS Grid: SO948223

Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.XBV

Mapcode Global: VH947.YJB4

Entry Name: Boer War Memorial Approximately 10 Metres East of Number 47

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Last Amended: 26 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475619

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Town: Cheltenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHELTENHAM

SO9422SE PROMENADE
630-1/13/761 (North West side)
14/12/83 Boer War Memorial approximately 10
metres east of No.47
(Formerly Listed as:
PROMENADE
(North West side)
Boer War Memorial about 80 yds NE of
main entrance to Municipal Offices)

GV II

War memorial. Erected 1907. Bronze statue of soldier in pith
helmet with downcast gaze and reversed rifle. High stone
plinth with names and explanatory material in panels and on
steps. Statue carved by RL Boulton and Sons of Cheltenham and
cast by AB Burton of Thames Ditton.
The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a tree-lined avenue
connecting the Colonnade in the High Street to the Sherbourne
Spa (on the site of the Queen's Hotel (qv)).
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 146).

Listing NGR: SO9479922340

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, 10 January 2017.

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