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Latitude: 53.4596 / 53°27'34"N
Longitude: -1.4319 / 1°25'54"W
OS Eastings: 437820
OS Northings: 396019
OS Grid: SK378960
Mapcode National: GBR LXFF.TK
Mapcode Global: WHDD9.Z9BN
Entry Name: War Memorial West of Church of the Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192689
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335703
Location: Rotherham, S61
Electoral Ward/Division: Keppel
Built-Up Area: Thorpe Hesley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thorpe Hesley Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SOUGH HALL AVENUE (east side, off),
Thorpe Hesley 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 'ERECTED BY / THE GRATEFUL INHABITANTS / 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, p10.
Listing NGR: SK3782096019
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, 31 January 2017.
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