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SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL

List entry Number: 1257874

Location

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEMORIAL, DUNCOMBE PLACE

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jul-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463349

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List entry Description

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History

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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.

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SE 60215 52119

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