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War Memorial and Screen Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7524 / 53°45'8"N

Longitude: -0.576 / 0°34'33"W

OS Eastings: 493994

OS Northings: 429384

OS Grid: SE939293

Mapcode National: GBR STF1.3M

Mapcode Global: WHGFG.3YZ7

Entry Name: War Memorial and Screen Wall

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103349

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164761

Location: Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Brantingham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brantingham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 92 NW
5/4 War Memorial and screen
- II
War memorial. 1922. For Sir John and Lady Sherburn. Constructed from
reclaimed material after the demolition c1914 of Cuthbert Brodrick's Hull
Town Hall of 1862. Chiefly white limestone with some fine red sandstone and
polished red granite. Memorial: raised square plinth with 2 polished
granite cartouches in scrolled ornament to each side. Above, 4 stumpy
Composite columns enclosing a panelled limestone block: one side supports a
bronze plaque on which are recorded the names of fourteen young men.
Moulded cornice carrying the stepped base to a short Composite column: this
column and the 4 beneath carry polygonal, tapering, finials. Screen wall:
panelled dwarf wall with rosettes and granite bull's eyes punctuated by
concrete pilasters carrying tapering columns set end to end to form a
massive rail. Polygonal end abutments under tapering polygonal finials.
Pevsner describes this memorial as "one of the most lovably awful things in
the East Riding", Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, p 196.

Listing NGR: SE9399429384

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 1 February 2017.

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