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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Mansfield
Town
Mansfield
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04 August 1921
    Attended by: Major General J.E.B. Seely
  • Opened
    Date: 20 September 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24114
Current location

33
Carr Bank Park
Bath Lane
Mansfield
Mansfield
Nottinghamshire
NG18 2BU
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 54378 61645
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Curved wall set on raised area with five steps leading up to it. The centre of the wall rises to a high rectangular section with nowy-headed top. Bounded by small square plinths of each side. Inscription plaques of bronze with raised lettering set into front of stone. Bronze wreath set within nowy-headed top above inscription plaque. Bronze circular plaques with foliage decoration at top and bottom set on small plinths.
Inscription
1ST PLAQUE: THESE GROUNDS / ARE DEDICATED AS / A MEMORIAL / TO THE / MEN OF MANSFIELD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / "WITH UNCOVERED HEAD / SALUTE THE SACRED DEAD / WHO WENT AND WHO / RETURN NOT". 2ND PLAQUE: THIS PLAQUE WAS ERECTED IN / MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF / H.M. FORCES WHO HAVE GIVEN / THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE / SINCE 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL ON NORTH WEST SIDE OF CARR BANK MEMORIAL PARK
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
c2011: WW1 plaque was stolen. 14 May 2007: Thieves removed the bronze plaques but were disturbed and fled, leaving the plaques behind. Estimated cost of damage was £6,000. c1995-2000: Mansfield District Council made renovations and repairs to memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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