Monument record MDR4549 - Midland Railway War Memorial, Midland Road, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1921 AD to 2050 AD)

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Full Description

(SK 36083547) War Memorial (NAT) (1) Midland Railway War Memorial, Midland Road. The memorial was constructed of Portland stone by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1921. It consists of a pedestal with curved ends supporting a catafalque on which lies the body of a soldier, with a coat of arms in wreaths at either side. It is enclosed by a low wall with the names of the dead inscribed on plaques either side. Grade 2*. (2-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: 1975.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1228770.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p176.



Grid reference Centred SK 360 354 (25m by 16m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 7 2014 11:26AM

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