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WAR MEMORIAL AND STEPS IN FRONT OF CHESTERFIELD TOWN HALL

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: WAR MEMORIAL AND STEPS IN FRONT OF CHESTERFIELD TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1113306

Location

WAR MEMORIAL AND STEPS IN FRONT OF CHESTERFIELD TOWN HALL, ROSE HILL

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473474

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Details

SK 3771 SE CHESTERFIELD ROSE HILL (South side) 908/4/10018 War Memorial and Steps 30.03.1999 In front of Chesterfield Town Hall

GV II

Urns, terraces and steps. 1933-8. Designed by AJ Hope of Bradshaw Gass and Hope. War memorial added 1954. Portland stone. Steps rise to semi-circular fronted terrace with balustrade. This terrace has raised platform to rear with semi-circular back wall partly rusticated and topped with console brackets and shallow pediment. Steps on either side rise in two short flights to road level. These steps also have balustrades which continue to left and to right terminating in piers topped with oval stone planting urns. The centre of this top balustrade has chest tomb war memorial raised on single step with bronze torches to either side on rear wall, this pedimented wall flanked by stepped piers. Balustrade to either side finished with oval stone planting urns. This structure was designed as part of the formal approach to the new Town Hall. The war memorial was unveiled by the Duke of Devonshire on 8th May 1954.



Listing NGR: SK3797771180

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, 25 January 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 25 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/105112
War Memorials Register, accessed 25 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/18896

National Grid Reference: SK 37977 71180

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