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Scrooby War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.4096 / 53°24'34"N

Longitude: -1.0201 / 1°1'12"W

OS Eastings: 465235

OS Northings: 390754

OS Grid: SK652907

Mapcode National: GBR PY90.YH

Mapcode Global: WHFFV.9KHH

Entry Name: Scrooby War Memorial

Listing Date: 8 December 2014

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1421773

Location: Scrooby, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN10

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Bassetlaw

Civil Parish: Scrooby

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Scrooby with Ranskill

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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War memorial, unveiled in 1920.


War memorial, unveiled in 1920, designed and made by Clarkson and Co. of Rotherham.

The grey polished grey granite memorial comprises a broken column set on a tapering plinth, itself set on two-stage square base itself set on a single-step base. The lightly incised inscription, running downwards from the lower section of the obelisk over the plinths, reads: 1914-1919/ IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR (6 names) THE PRICE OF VICTORY.

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, 24 January 2017.


The war memorial, in remembrance of men of Scrooby lost in the First World War, was unveiled on 5 June 1920 by Mr FL Wilkinson, a churchwarden, and dedicated by the vicar, the Rev LA Williams. It was made by Clarkson and Co (of Rotherham). Cost was £91.

Reasons for Listing

Scrooby war memorial by Clarkson and Co of Rotherham, unveiled in 1920, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Historic interest: as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community, and the sacrifice it made in the conflicts of the C20;
* Architectural interest; for its poignant and well-executed design;
* Group value: its close proximity with the church of St Wilfrid (Grade II*), and the Old Vicarage and churchyard wall (both Grade II).

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