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War Memorial Immediately to East of Chapel at Stainforth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainforth, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.5952 / 53°35'42"N

Longitude: -1.0311 / 1°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 464220

OS Northings: 411396

OS Grid: SE642113

Mapcode National: GBR PV7V.KY

Mapcode Global: WHFDW.4W7Q

Entry Name: War Memorial Immediately to East of Chapel at Stainforth Cemetery

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334649

Location: Stainforth, Doncaster, DN7

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Stainforth

Built-Up Area: Stainforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Stainforth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 61 SW
(west side, off)
War memorial
immediately to
east of chapel
at Stainforth Cemetery
War memorial. c1920. Sculptors: Tyas and Guest of Swinton, near Rotherham.
Ashlar sandstone. Square enclosure with kerb and corner vases; at its centre
the monument with a 3-step plinth to a stylised, square Doric column
surmounted by a lifesize statue. Column base has re-entrant corners and
fasces decoration and an anchor and lifebelt carved in a recessed panel on
the front. Names of the dead of 1914-18 are inscribed on the front of the
shaft, those of 1939-45 added on rear and left return. The well-carved
statue is of an infantryman with gun and fixed bayonet facing to his left in
front of a broken tree stump.

Listing NGR: SE6422011396

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, 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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