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Memorial details

Memorial type
Memorial homes / Alms houses
District
Nottingham
Town
Nottingham
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1st August 1923
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27376

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Current location

Private Residence (Formerly Nottingham General Hospital)
Park Row
Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 568 398
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMORIAL NURSES HOME IN A CLASSICAL TEMPLE STYLE, WITH TWO CENTRAL IONIC PORCH COLUMNS AND TWO FLANKING IONIC PORCH PILASTERS. THE DEDICATORY BRONZE PLAQUE IS AFFIXED TO THE WALL ON THE ROAD BELOW THE HOME. THE PLAQUE IS NOWY-HEADED WITH RELIEF LETTERING. CITY AND COUNTY SHIELDS ARE AT BASE OF PLAQUE. THERE ARE TWO RELIEFS OF LAUREL WREATHS, ONE AT EITHER SIDE OF THE PLAQUE, WITH FLAMING TORCHES THROUGH CENTRE.
Inscription
Building entablature: 1914 IN REMEMBRANCE 1918 Plaque: THIS NURSES HOME/ WAS ERECTED BY/ PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A NOTTINGHAM & NOTTS MEMORIAL/ OF THE NOBLE SELF-/ SACRIFICE OF THOSE/ SAILORS, SOLDIERS & NURSES OF THIS CITY/ AND COUNTY WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR/ THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ 1914 1918
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
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL, RETAINING WALL AND RAILINGS AT MEMORIAL NURSES' HOME
  • 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
2013, August: Graffiti in pen to lower centre edge of plaque. This building was sold by the NHS and converted into private apartments. It was part of a major scheme to redevelop the majority of the buildings that once formed the Nottingham General Hospital.
Costs

Memorial: £75,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • British Medical Journal 25th August 1923; 10th July 1926 Relating to opening and facilities

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