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War Memorial West of Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335703

Location: Rotherham, S61

County: Rotherham

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

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Listing Text


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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