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War Memorial in Coronation Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Conisbrough, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4831 / 53°28'59"N

Longitude: -1.226 / 1°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 451460

OS Northings: 398767

OS Grid: SK514987

Mapcode National: GBR MXW5.C3

Mapcode Global: WHDD7.4QG4

Entry Name: War Memorial in Coronation Park

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334803

Location: Doncaster, DN12

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Conisbrough

Built-Up Area: Conisbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Conisbrough St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

CONISBROUGH LOW ROAD
SK59NW
(west side)
4/30 War memorial in
Coronation Park
GV II
War memorial. c1920. Sculptors : Tyas and Guest of Swinton. Ashlar
sandstone. 3-step plinth to a stylised, square Doric column surmounted by
life size statue. Column base has re-entrant corners and fasces decoration
round top. Column has bronze plaques on each face recording the names of men
of Conisbrough lost in the Great War. The well-carved statue is of an
infantryman with gun and fixed bayonet (missing) facing to his left in front
of a broken tree stump. Similar memorials by same sculptors exist at
Stainforth Cemetry and at Thorpe Hesley Church of The Holy Trinity
(Rotherham).


Listing NGR: SK5146098767

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, 5 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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