SK4134 : World War 1 memorial, St Stephen's Church, Borrowash

taken 7 months ago, near to Borrowash, Derbyshire, Great Britain

World War 1 memorial, St Stephen's Church, Borrowash
World War 1 memorial, St Stephen's Church, Borrowash
Timber cross and bronze crucifix by Alfred Mowbray & Co of Oxford on octagonal stone base by Samuel Hodgkinson of Borrowash, erected in 1920. Listed Grade II. Unusually there is no supplementary commemoration relating to the Second World War.

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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, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
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Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4169 3443 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.3417N 1:22.8957W
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