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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE CHATTRI AT NGR TQ 304 103 ON LAND NORTH OF A27 ROAD AND EAST OF A23 ROAD

List entry Number: 1379911

Location

THE CHATTRI AT NGR TQ 304 103 ON LAND NORTH OF A27 ROAD AND EAST OF A23 ROAD, A27

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 479353

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ31SW A27, Patcham 577-1/2/993 (North side (off)) 20/08/71 The Chattri, at NGR TQ 304 103, on land north of A27 Road and east of A23 Road

II

Memorial. 1921. Designed by EC Henriques under the supervision of Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. Erected on the site where bodies of Hindu and Sikh soldiers were cremated. White Sicilian marble and another, darker stone for the base. The base is square in plan, and stepped down 4 times towards the east; resting on it is an octagonal pavilion, the columns of which are square in plan converting to octagonal half-way up, with bracketed capitals, carrying a dome with the wide eaves and profile of an Indian chattri. The base is inscribed, in English and Hindi, 'TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THE INDIAN SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING-EMPEROR THIS MONUMENT ERECTED IN THE SITE WHERE THE HINDUS AND SIKHS WHO DIED IN HOSPITAL IN BRIGHTON PASSED THROUGH FIRE, IS IN GRATEFUL ADMIRATION AND BROTHERLY AFFECTION DEDICATED.' (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-).



Listing NGR: TQ3044311045

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Carder, T - Title: Encyclopaedia of Brighton - Date: 1990

National Grid Reference: TQ 30443 11045

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