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Latitude: 53.7524 / 53°45'8"N
Longitude: -0.576 / 0°34'33"W
OS Eastings: 493994
OS Northings: 429384
OS Grid: SE939293
Mapcode National: GBR STF1.3M
Mapcode Global: WHGFG.3YZ7
Entry Name: War Memorial and Screen Wall
Listing Date: 3 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103349
English Heritage Legacy ID: 164761
Location: Brantingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Brantingham
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Brantingham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
SE 92 NW
5/4 War Memorial and screen
War memorial. 1922. For Sir John and Lady Sherburn. Constructed from
reclaimed material after the demolition c1914 of Cuthbert Brodrick's Hull
Town Hall of 1862. Chiefly white limestone with some fine red sandstone and
polished red granite. Memorial: raised square plinth with 2 polished
granite cartouches in scrolled ornament to each side. Above, 4 stumpy
Composite columns enclosing a panelled limestone block: one side supports a
bronze plaque on which are recorded the names of fourteen young men.
Moulded cornice carrying the stepped base to a short Composite column: this
column and the 4 beneath carry polygonal, tapering, finials. Screen wall:
panelled dwarf wall with rosettes and granite bull's eyes punctuated by
concrete pilasters carrying tapering columns set end to end to form a
massive rail. Polygonal end abutments under tapering polygonal finials.
Pevsner describes this memorial as "one of the most lovably awful things in
the East Riding", Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, p 196.
Listing NGR: SE9399429384
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