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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Bassetlaw
Town
East Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59009
Current location

Cannon Square
Junction Of Churchgate And Chapelgate.
East Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 706 813
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
An artillery cannon and trolley frame on a two step base; wrought iron arch and lamp over; post and rail surround.
Inscription
CAPTURED AT SAVASTAPOL 1855
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Base
    Measurements: depth est.3000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Arch
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Lamp or Lighting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: width est.6000mm
    Materials: Wrought Iron, Cast Iron
Listing information
Condition
History
1855: Captured at Sevastopol 1859: Installed in Retford 1940: Removed for scrap but not used. 1946: Returned to display.
Costs

Comments: Presented by John Shadrack Piercy

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

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