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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel or Church: Restoration or extension
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Worksop
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 July 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwell
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27175
Current location

St Mary and St Cuthbert Priory Church
Cheapside
Worksop
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
S80 2HX
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 590 789
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Restoration of derelict Lady Chapel; stone tablet with four lancet panels; oak board with coat of arms at the head and names in ten panels.
Inscription
Tablet panel 1: THIS CHAPEL OF OUR LADY/ WAS BUILT IN THE EARLY PART/ OF THE 13TH CENTURY/ BY MAUD LADY FURNIVAL/ WIFE OF GIRARD,/ FIRST LORD OF FURNIVAL./ IT WAS CLOSED FOR DIVINE/ WORSHIP BY ORDER OF THE/ COMMISSIONERS/ OF KING HENRY VIII/ AT THE DISSOLUTION/ OF THE ABBEY ON THE Tablet panel 2: 15TH DAY OF NOVEMBER IN/ THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1539,/ THOMAS STOKES BEING/ PRIOR. FOR SOME TIME/ IT WAS USED AS A BURYING/ PLACE FOR THE OLD FAMILIES/ IN THE DISTRICT, AND WAS/ THEN SUFFERED TO FALL/ INTO RUIN AND DECAY./ IT WAS SAVED FROM/ TOTAL DESTRUCTION/ BY THE REVEREND Tablet panel 3: JAMES APPLETON/ WHO BECAME VICAR/ IN THE YEAR 1847./ AFTER THE LAPSE OF/ NEARLY FOUR CENTURIES/ IT WAS RESTORED FOR/ THE WORSHIP OF GOD AND/ IN PERPETUAL MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THE PARISH/ OF WORKSOP WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 Tablet panel 4: IT WAS CONSECRATED BY/ EDWIN LORD BISHOP OF/ SOUTHWELL ON THE 20TH DAY/ OF JULY 1922/ G. J. D'ARCY CANON OF/ SOUTHWELL BEING VICAR/ HENRY SEVENTH DUKE/ OF NEWCASTLE AND/ SYDNEY PENNINGTON/ BEING WARDENS/ AND J. P. FORREST BEING ACTING WARDEN. Board: THIS CHAPEL HAS BEEN RESTORED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE OLD PARISH OF WORKSOP WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names) (Exact wording not known)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 456
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 456
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: regiment,surname
Components
  • Chapel
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2500mm, width 3550mm
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT AND ST MARY, WORKSOP PRIORY, AND REMAINS OF CLOISTER WALL
  • Grade I
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Kings England Series by Mee, Arthur 323-4/ 1946 Nottinghamshire volume

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