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Description: War Memorial Immediately to East of Chapel at Stainforth Cemetery
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
STAINFORTH CHURCH ROAD
SE 61 SW
(west side, off)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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