SK4140 : Stanley and Stanley Common war memorial

taken 8 months ago, near to Stanley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Stanley and Stanley Common war memorial
Stanley and Stanley Common war memorial
Obelisk in polished white granite on a concrete base, installed around 1920. The poppy wreath conceals the plaque added to commemorate the dead of World War 2. Listed Grade II.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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Date Taken
Friday, 21 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4190 4037 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.5443N 1:22.6624W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4188 4036
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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War Memorial  Memorial Obelisk  Grade II Listed 

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