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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Crakehall, North Yorkshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


1437/0/10007 VILLAGE GREEN
19-MAR-04 Great Crakehall
War Memorial

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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