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Greasbrough War Memorial and Railed Enclosure

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingfield, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4566 / 53°27'23"N

Longitude: -1.3735 / 1°22'24"W

OS Eastings: 441698

OS Northings: 395723

OS Grid: SK416957

Mapcode National: GBR LXVG.FM

Mapcode Global: WHDDB.WC4X

Entry Name: Greasbrough War Memorial and Railed Enclosure

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335650

Location: Rotherham, S61

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Wingfield

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Greasbrough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south side),
2/18 Greasbrough
War Memorial and
railed enclosure
War memorial and railed enclosure. 1925 by James Totty of Rotherham (Rotherham
Advertiser). Ashlar limestone, wrought-iron gates and railings, cast-iron lamp
standards and urns. Small cenotaph in the form of a triumphal arch; garden with
railed enclosure has double gate flanked by lamp standards facing onto Church Street.
Monument has plinth beneath plaques bearing dedications to,and names of,men and
women lost in the 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars. Within arch a vessel with eternal
flame set beneath trabeated opening; swags above arch. Monument flanked by urns
by Yates and Hayward of Rotherham. Scrolled gates; lampstandards with light
fittings in lyre-shaped brackets; plain railings.
Rotherham Advertiser, November 14th, 1925, p14.

Listing NGR: SK4169895723

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, 10 August 2017.

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