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BOER WAR MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOER WAR MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1076927

Location

BOER WAR MEMORIAL, CORNHILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466761

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SW CORNHILL 639-1/7/291 Boer War Memorial

GV II

Memorial to the 193 Suffolk men who died in the Boer War. 1904. By AG Walker. Stone. On an island site in the centre of Cornhill. The monument stands on a low raised platform paved with stone setts and surrounded by iron railings with low square vase-shaped stone posts. It takes the form of a stone rectangular table tomb with small moulded pillars recessed at the angles and egg-and-dart ornament round the top. Each face is panelled, the panels on the south, east and west with the names of those killed, that on the north with the words VULNERATUS NON VICTUS above the arms of West Suffolk, and an inscription below which reads: THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY SUFFOLK PEOPLE AS A MEMORIAL TO SUFFOLK SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902. On the coffin lid a bare-headed soldier is seated in a defensive attitude, grasping a rifle, with his fallen helmet lying on the rocks below. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 150).





Listing NGR: TL8527464342

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, 13 January 2017.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974), 150
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 13 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/120520
War Memorials Register, accessed 13 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2037

National Grid Reference: TL 85274 64342

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