DUKE OF BEDFORD'S MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391727
Date first listed:
10-Aug-2006
Statutory Address:
DUKE OF BEDFORD'S MEMORIAL, AMPTHILL PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
DUKE OF BEDFORD'S MEMORIAL, AMPTHILL PARK

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ampthill
National Grid Reference:
TL 02576 38353

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/05/2012

600/0/10004 10-AUG-06

AMPTHILL AMPTHILL PARK Duke of Bedford's Memorial

II

Memorial, commissioned by the 11th Duke of Bedford, designed by Cecil Greenwood Hare (1875-1932), erected after the end of World War I. Stone with metal plaques. Octagonal base with projections on each corner, stepped octagonal plinth, octagonal column on chamfered pedestal with cross above. Carved decorative detail on capital and rounded ends of the arms of the cross. A coat of arms with three lions passant is carved on the south face of the pedestal. A metal sword is placed in the centre of the cross on the south side.

Commemorates the establishment of the Ampthill Park training camp by the Duke of Bedford in 1914 and serves as a memorial to those trained at the camp who later died in the Great War.

Listing NGR: 5025 2383

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, 16 June 2017.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
494012
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 16 June 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/120851
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 June 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/1683

Legal

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

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