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War Memorial Immediately to East of Chapel at Stainforth Cemetery, Stainforth

Description: War Memorial Immediately to East of Chapel at Stainforth Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334649

OS Grid Reference: SE6422011396
OS Grid Coordinates: 464220, 411396
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5952, -1.0311

Location: 95 Church Road, Stainforth, Doncaster DN7 5AD

Locality: Stainforth
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN7 5AD

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Listing Text

SE 61 SW
(west side, off)
War memorial
immediately to
east of chapel
at Stainforth Cemetery
War memorial. c1920. Sculptors: Tyas and Guest of Swinton, near Rotherham.
Ashlar sandstone. Square enclosure with kerb and corner vases; at its centre
the monument with a 3-step plinth to a stylised, square Doric column
surmounted by a lifesize statue. Column base has re-entrant corners and
fasces decoration and an anchor and lifebelt carved in a recessed panel on
the front. Names of the dead of 1914-18 are inscribed on the front of the
shaft, those of 1939-45 added on rear and left return. The well-carved
statue is of an infantryman with gun and fixed bayonet facing to his left in
front of a broken tree stump.

Listing NGR: SE6422011396

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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