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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Skipton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323456

Location: Skipton, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Skipton

Built-Up Area: Skipton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/09/2017

SD 9951
1/58

HIGH STREET
War Memorial


GV

II
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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