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War Memorial

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

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Latitude: 53.7921 / 53°47'31"N

Longitude: -0.1909 / 0°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 519268

OS Northings: 434387

OS Grid: TA192343

Mapcode National: GBR WS3L.GC

Mapcode Global: WHHGL.1YC8

Plus Code: 9C5XQRR5+VJ

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 22 August 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488053

Location: Sproatley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU11

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sproatley

Built-Up Area: Sproatley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sproatley St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: York

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1882/0/10008 War Memorial


War memorial. c. 1920. Pink sand stone and polished black marble with cast iron railings. Tall circular column surmounted by a cross stands on a rectangular base. Base has a black marble plaque to each face inscribed with the names of those inhabitants of Sproatley who "gave their lives fighting for God, King & Empire, 1914-1918 " and also the names of those who "fought" and those who "served" in the Great War. The stepped base of this memorial is surrounded by a low stone wall topped with cast iron spearhead railings and square corner posts topped onion finials.

Listing NGR: TA1926834387

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, 1 February 2017.

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