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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ashfield
Town
Sutton-in-Ashfield
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 25th October 2009
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26925

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Current location

Near number 26
Mansfield Road
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 4EL
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 49847 59556
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St. Michael and All Angels Church
    Outram Street
    Sutton-in-ashfield
    Ashfield
    Nottinghamshire
    NG17 4FU
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SK 49980 59470
    Denomination: Church of England
Description
Ornate wheel cross with carved head. Cross surmounts tapering shaft. Shaft stands in octagonal plinth which surmounts three-stepped base. Names inscribed on octagonal plinth.
Inscription
TABLET: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (Names) (EXACT WORDING AND LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) TABLET: (INDICATES THE LOCATION OF A TIME CAPSULE, BUT EXACT WORDING AND LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 228
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 228
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2200MM, height C 5000MM, width 2200MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Sutton in Ashfield War Memorial
  • 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
c 2010: Fence added around memorial. Time capsule added to memorial. c 2009: Memorial relocated from St Michaels and All Saints Church to junction of Downing Street and Mansfield Road. Addition of tablets with names to plinth as stone was too soft to re-cut inscriptions. 2009, April: Community members seeking to relocate the memorial also arranged for its cleaning and the refitting of the plaques with the names inscriptions. 2007: & £5000 secured from Notts County for hard landscaping. More funds were raised (approximately & £20,000) to recut the names)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Diocese of Southwell originally owned the war memorial. The current custodial body is unknown.
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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