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Latitude: 53.9628 / 53°57'45"N
Longitude: -2.0162 / 2°0'58"W
OS Eastings: 399036
OS Northings: 451854
OS Grid: SD990518
Mapcode National: GBR GQCM.96
Mapcode Global: WHB78.0N6F
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 2 March 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 323456
Location: Skipton, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Skipton
Built-Up Area: Skipton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/09/2017
War memorial, unveiled 1922 by James Henry Sellers incorporating two bronzes by the sculptor John Cassidy. White stone. The complex moulded plinth is of eight unequal sides incorporating concave and convex lines with bronze plaques of names and a carved inscription, with a raised section supporting a kneeling bronze figure breaking a sword over the knee. Rising behind the figure is a tall column with a hollow-sided triangular section, the column surmounted by a bronze figure of winged victory holding a garland aloft.
Listing NGR: SD9903751854
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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