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Latitude: 54.3046 / 54°18'16"N
Longitude: -1.6258 / 1°37'32"W
OS Eastings: 424449
OS Northings: 489948
OS Grid: SE244899
Mapcode National: GBR KL2N.TP
Mapcode Global: WHC71.023C
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 19 March 2004
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1390922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 491018
Location: Crakehall, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Crakehall
Built-Up Area: Great Crakehall
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
1437/0/10007 VILLAGE GREEN
19-MAR-04 Great Crakehall
First World War Memorial, stone-Celtic style cross on domed base. Base contains names around the sides, front shaft (west-facing) of cross has inscription below base relief panels of stylised flowers, shields (George Cross and lions of England) and Masonic dividers. Inscription reads "IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM'S CAUSE IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1918" Head of cross contains base-relief central rose with leaves on arms; wheel is plain as are the sides and back of the cross. Set in churchyard of St Gregory's church on the village green.
This finely carved cross is of social and historical importance, and it has strong group value with St Gregory's church.
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.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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