Memorial details

Memorial type
Stainsby, Ault Hucknall
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
George Platts (Mason)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Not lost
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Current location

Taffic Island
Hodmire Lane At Junction With Mill Lane
Hodmire Lane At Junction With Mill Lane
Ault Hucknall
S44 5RW

OS Grid Ref: SK 45525 65347
Denomination: Undefined

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A sandstone monument comprising an obelisk on a pedestal and three stepped base surrounded by a gravelled surface and iron railings with gate. The plain obelisk has inscriptions at the foot of the 6 and 3 o'clock faces. The square pedestal comprises a capstone with moulded edges on a plain die with inscriptions on the 6, 12 and 3 o'clock faces. The incised inscriptions are in upright capital block lettering coloured black.
6 o'clock face of obelisk: THE/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1914-1918 6 o'clock face of pedestal: ERECTED IN GRATEFUL AND LOVING MEMORY/ TO THE BRAVE MEN OF AULT HUCKNALL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names) 12 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names)/ THEIR NAMES SHALL ENDURE FOR EVER 3 o'clock face of obelisk: THE/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ 1939-1945 3 o'clock face of pedestal: (Names)
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Allgood, F
Baker, F
Bargh, W
Batty, H
Berry, A
Burcumshaw, J
Charlesworth, C C
Clayton, J A
Cook, T
Dutton, C
See details for all 32 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 500mm, height 1980mm, width 500mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Detail
    Measurements: depth 1085mm, height 80mm, width 1085mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: depth 905mm, height 480mm, width 905mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1840mm, height 400mm, width 1840mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
  • Ault Hucknall 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
18th January 2012: The inscription on the lower part of the 3 o'clock face of the pedestal had slight spalling, presumably from weathering. 29 March 1974: The memorial lies within the Hardwick and Rowthorne Conservation Area designated on that date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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