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TitleOfWork: Monument to Edward VII
DescriptionOfPhoto: Cross on top of monument with coat of arms
DateOfCreation: 1910 c.
Medium: limestone (on sandstone steps)
Location: Hickleton
AtoZReference: (SE483053)
Street: Doncaster Road
TownOrVillage: Hickleton
MetropolitanBorough: Doncaster
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: d82d
Location: On a triangular site adjoining Doncaster Road (A635) at its junction with Hickleton Road. The ground is marked off with small stone bollards supporting a chain and planted with trees. The memorial is in its centre.

Description: An octagonal shaft and 2-tiered pedestal supporting a cross, the whole mounted on 5 octagonal steps. On the cross facing east is a badly worn coat of arms; facing west is a bearded figure holding a child. The monument is sited on a circular grass mound.

Inscription: On the upper pedestal, facing the church: May 6th 1910. On the upper pedestal, facing away from the the church: Grant him O Lord eternal rest / and in light perpetual / shine upon him :
On the lower pedestal, facing the church: to Edward vii : / King of England : / in memory of the past :
On the lower pedestal, facing away from the church: Erected by Charles Lindley : / Viscount Halifax : his / ? and ? :

Commission: Charles Lindley (1839-1934) 2nd Viscount Halifax.

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