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Patrington Haven War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6717 / 53°40'18"N

Longitude: -0.0246 / 0°1'28"W

OS Eastings: 530599

OS Northings: 421282

OS Grid: TA305212

Mapcode National: GBR XT8Z.GJ

Mapcode Global: WHHH7.LZJ2

Entry Name: Patrington Haven War Memorial

Listing Date: 12 February 2015

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1424197

Location: Patrington, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU12

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Patrington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Patrington St Patrick

Church of England Diocese: York

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Summary

First World War memorial, 1919.

Description

The 5m tall stone memorial comprises a small wheel cross surmounting a cylindrical column on a square plinth, raised on a stepped square base. The plinth features four corner pillars between which recessed panels of a darker stone record the inscriptions:

(west face) TO/ THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FIGHTING FOR/ GOD, KING & EMPIRE/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEY SHALL LIVE FOR EVERMORE

(south face) SERVED/ GOD, KING & EMPIRE 1914-1919/ (NAMES)

(north face) SERVED/ GOD, KING & EMPIRE/ 1914-1919/ (NAMES)


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, 1 February 2017.

History

The war memorial, in remembrance of the men of Patrington Haven lost in the First World War, was unveiled on 8 May 1919. Originally, there were railings around the base of the memorial, but these have subsequently been removed.

Reasons for Listing

Patrington Haven War Memorial, which stands outside the Methodist Church in Patrington Haven, is listed at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* 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.

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