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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton with Frickley, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5643 / 53°33'51"N

Longitude: -1.3143 / 1°18'51"W

OS Eastings: 445515

OS Northings: 407738

OS Grid: SE455077

Mapcode National: GBR MW87.80

Mapcode Global: WHDCS.SNBX

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 16 February 2009

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1393133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 505033

Location: Clayton with Frickley, Doncaster, DN5

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Clayton with Frickley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bilham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

CLAYTON WITH FRICKLEY

1200/0/10019 CHURCHFIELD ROAD
16-FEB-09 War Memorial

II
War memorial c.1920 situated within a small garden area on the side of Churchfield Road, the main street through the village of Clayton, on the junction with Tan Pit Lane. Designer unknown.

DESCRIPTION
The memorial is in the form of a simple Latin cross surmounting a tapering octagonal column supported by an octagonal plinth. Surrounding the plinth is the inscription:

REMEMBER THE MEN OF CLAYTON WITH FRICKLEY WHO DIED FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY

Beneath this the plinth also carries the names of 7 World War I and 4 World War II casualties ordered by surname. The plinth is supported by a flight of 3 octagonal steps, the lowest of which in replacement stone, and is surrounded by low posts linked by simple chains.

HISTORY
It is not known precisely when the memorial was erected, although an order of service for Clayton with Frickley's war memorial is dated 1920-23. It is not known who commissioned or designed it. In 2007 it received a grant for repairs, which led to the replacement of the stone to the lower step.

SOURCES
United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials, 2008. Available on http://www.ukniwm.org.uk
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, 2008. Archives Place Names Index. Available on http://www.doncaster.gov.uk


REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
Clayton with Frickley war memorial is designated at grade II for the following principal reasons:
* It forms a poignant reminder of the effects of tragic world events on this local community
* Although simple, it employs the use of good quality craftsmanship

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 31 January 2017.

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

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