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Boer War Memorial to the Se of St Bartholomews Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Marsden, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.601 / 53°36'3"N

Longitude: -1.9298 / 1°55'47"W

OS Eastings: 404743

OS Northings: 411605

OS Grid: SE047116

Mapcode National: GBR GVZS.0W

Mapcode Global: WHB91.BR98

Entry Name: Boer War Memorial to the Se of St Bartholomews Church

Listing Date: 27 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491383

Location: Kirklees, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Built-Up Area: Marsden

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marsden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


919/0/10055 CHURCH LANE
27-NOV-03 (West,off)
Boer War Memorial to the SE of St
Bartholomew's Church

GV II
Monument. 1904. Ashlar. Square in plan, with a low chamfered stone base. The lower section has three steps. The second has a carved relief of rifles, wreaths and helmet. Middle section has the following inscription within an arched panel.
"This monument was erected by public subscription in memory of 6119 Pte. Joshua C Mellor, Vol 1st West Riding Regt. Died at Bloemfontein, June 22nd 1900, 9627 Pte. Wm Hey of the 2nd Scots Guards Died at Harrismith Decr. 28th 1900, 3845 Corpl. Thos. Dearnley Jany. 3rd 1901."
Above the moulded cap is surmounted by an octagonal broacheed spire with a large ornate finial.

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, 31 January 2017.

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

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