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War Memorial West of Church of the Holy Trinity, Thorpe Hesley

Description: War Memorial West of Church of the Holy Trinity

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335703

OS Grid Reference: SK3782096019
OS Grid Coordinates: 437820, 396019
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4596, -1.4319

Location: Sough Hall Avenue, Rotherham S61 2RP

Locality: Thorpe Hesley
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S61 2RP

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Listing Text

(east side, off),
Thorpe Hesley
1/68 War memorial
immediately to
west of Church
of the Holy Trinity

War memorial. 1920. Designed and made by Tyas and Guest of Swinton (Rotherham
Advertiser). Ashlar sandstone monument, iron railings.
Square enclosure with low railings and 4 artillery shells set around monument.
Stylised, square-sectioned,Doric column with plinth inscribed 'BREWED BY / THE
GRATEFUL INHABITAWS / OF THIS PARISH'; torus enriched with fasces. Shaft bears
the name of village men lost in both World Wars. Entablature surmounted by
near-life-size statue of an infantryman holding a gun and facing to
his left.
Rotherham Advertiser, September 25th, 1920, pl0.

Listing NGR: SK3782096019

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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