WAR MEMORIAL AND SCREEN WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103349
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AND SCREEN WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
WAR MEMORIAL AND SCREEN WALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Brantingham
National Grid Reference:
SE 93994 29384

Details

BRANTINGHAM SE 92 NW 5/4 War Memorial and screen wall - II War memorial. 1922. For Sir John and Lady Sherburn. Constructed from reclaimed material after the demolition c1914 of Cuthbert Brodrick's Hull Town Hall of 1862. Chiefly white limestone with some fine red sandstone and polished red granite. Memorial: raised square plinth with 2 polished granite cartouches in scrolled ornament to each side. Above, 4 stumpy Composite columns enclosing a panelled limestone block: one side supports a bronze plaque on which are recorded the names of fourteen young men. Moulded cornice carrying the stepped base to a short Composite column: this column and the 4 beneath carry polygonal, tapering, finials. Screen wall: panelled dwarf wall with rosettes and granite bull's eyes punctuated by concrete pilasters carrying tapering columns set end to end to form a massive rail. Polygonal end abutments under tapering polygonal finials. Pevsner describes this memorial as "one of the most lovably awful things in the East Riding", Pevsner N, Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, p 196.

Listing NGR: SE9399429384

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.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
164761
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 196
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 1 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/120019
War Memorials Register, accessed 1 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2560

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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