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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Sheffield
Town
Sheffield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials
Maker
Stephen Broadbent
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th April 2000
    Attended by: HRH THE DUKE OF YORK KG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17th April 2000
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27978
Current location

In Bishop Burrows transept
St. Peter and St. Paul's Cathedral
Church Street
Sheffield
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S1 2EW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 35391 87493
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Cast bronze figure of the resurrected Christ portrayed as a figurehead on the bow of a ship symbolising a triumphant welcoming. Outstretched arms complete the shape of an anchor. Whole stands on a stone shelf and dedicatory plaque with inscription in relief is placed below it. Outstretched arms of the figure complete the shape of an anchor. Sword which becomes a ploughshare is to the front of the figure and attached by chains at the top.
Inscription
PLAQUE: THIS MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE THE SPECIAL/ RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CITY OF SHEFFIELD/ AND SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY BEARING THE CITY'S NAME/ WAS PLACED HERE ON 17TH APRIL 2000 BY/ HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK CVO ADC/ IT IS A TRIBUTE TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED IN/ THE SHIPS AND A LASTING MEMORY TO THOSE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £!4,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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