SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1257874
Date first listed:
01-Jul-1968
Statutory Address:
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL, DUNCOMBE PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL, DUNCOMBE PLACE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60215 52119

Details

YORK

SE6052SW DUNCOMBE PLACE 1112-1/27/305 (South East side) 01/07/68 South African War Memorial

GV II*

War memorial. Dated 1905. By GF Bodley. Contrasting stone with slate commemorative panels. 2-stage octagonal column raised on high stepped plinth and crowned with crocketed lantern. Plinth is buttressed at each corner by monolithic block, one incorporating dedication panel. Both stages of column are supported by 1-stage buttresses with crocketed pinnacles, upper ones tied back to lantern as flying buttresses. Lower stage incorporates engraved panels framed in moulded mullions and transoms: upper stage has standing military statuary beneath crocketed ogee-arched canopies. Carved cornice with gargoyles beneath lantern of paired trefoil-headed lights. Octagonal finial. (Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 162; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and the East Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 143).





Listing NGR: SE6021552119

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:
463349
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 143
Hutchinson, J, Palliser, D M, 'Bartholomew City Guides' in York, (1980), 162
Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 1 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/157641
War Memorials Register, accessed 1 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/30913

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05116/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Arthur B. Bellwood. Source Historic England Archive
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