Wombwell Second Boer War Memorial

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Reference #251340

Address:

Old Town Hall

High Street

jct Station Road

Wombwell

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Sandstone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Boer War memorial plaque. c1902. By G. Steele, sculptor of Wombwell. Well-carved sandstone surround; panel probably of granite. Corbels carved with lion's heads and Yorkshire roses flank the inscription 'DUTY NOBLY DONE'. Above, an inscribed panel in moulded architrave flanked by half-detached soldiers in battle dress set before draped flags. Shallow cornice beneath ogee-headed feature with unicorn crest within carved foliage; crown at apex. Inscription: dedication to, and names of, the people of Wombwell who served in the Boer War 1899-1902. c Historic England listing entry Lots of names of those who served but only one fatality
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Grade II (England)

1151176

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