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War Memorial

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1142 / 54°6'50"N

Longitude: -0.1249 / 0°7'29"W

OS Eastings: 522668

OS Northings: 470324

OS Grid: TA226703

Mapcode National: GBR WNKV.RY

Mapcode Global: WHHF2.1VSD

Entry Name: War Memorial

Listing Date: 28 April 2006

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 495302

Location: Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Flamborough

Built-Up Area: Flamborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Flamborough St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

FLAMBOROUGH

330/0/10006 TOWER STREET
28-APR-06 WAR MEMORIAL

II
War Memorial, 1918 and 1945, plain stone cross on a double plinth, set in memorial garden which forms part of a scheduled ancient monument (SM 26506). Lowest step of plinth bears the inscription:

1914 - 1918
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

The middle step is inscribed with the names of 12 servicemen, with 15 more on the sides.

The upper step has a projecting stone inscribed: 1939-1945, and on the face of the plinth the names of 3(?) servicemen, with a total of 16 names from the 2nd World War.

On the shaft of the cross at the base is the inscription:

TO THE
GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY
OF THE SONS OF
FLAMBOROUGH
WHO DIED IN
THE GREAT WARS

The S of WARS was added after the 2nd World War.

The memorial was originally unveiled in October 1921.

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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