THE CHATTRI AT NGR TQ 304 103 ON LAND NORTH OF A27 ROAD AND EAST OF A23 ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1379911
Date first listed:
20-Aug-1971
Statutory Address:
THE CHATTRI AT NGR TQ 304 103 ON LAND NORTH OF A27 ROAD AND EAST OF A23 ROAD, A27

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHATTRI AT NGR TQ 304 103 ON LAND NORTH OF A27 ROAD AND EAST OF A23 ROAD, A27

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

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30443 11045

Details

BRIGHTON

TQ31SW A27, Patcham 577-1/2/993 (North side (off)) 20/08/71 The Chattri, at NGR TQ 304 103, on land north of A27 Road and east of A23 Road

II

Memorial. 1921. Designed by EC Henriques under the supervision of Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. Erected on the site where bodies of Hindu and Sikh soldiers were cremated. White Sicilian marble and another, darker stone for the base. The base is square in plan, and stepped down 4 times towards the east; resting on it is an octagonal pavilion, the columns of which are square in plan converting to octagonal half-way up, with bracketed capitals, carrying a dome with the wide eaves and profile of an Indian chattri. The base is inscribed, in English and Hindi, 'TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THE INDIAN SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING-EMPEROR THIS MONUMENT ERECTED IN THE SITE WHERE THE HINDUS AND SIKHS WHO DIED IN HOSPITAL IN BRIGHTON PASSED THROUGH FIRE, IS IN GRATEFUL ADMIRATION AND BROTHERLY AFFECTION DEDICATED.' (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-).

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, 5 October 2017.





Listing NGR: TQ3044311045

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
479353
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Carder, T, Encyclopaedia of Brighton, (1990)
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 5 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/107079
War Memorials Register, accessed 5 December 2016 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/16848

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Reference: IOE01/13356/29
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