MEDIEVAL CROSSBASE AND WAR MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1357446

Date first listed: 22-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: MEDIEVAL CROSSBASE AND WAR MEMORIAL, THE CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address: MEDIEVAL CROSSBASE AND WAR MEMORIAL, THE CROSS

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes

National Grid Reference: SE 39984 37458

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History

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Details

BARWICK IN ELMET AND SCHOLES THE CROSS SE33NE LS15 (south side) SE3937

17/32 Medieval crossbase and War Memorial

GV II

Base of cross surmounted by War Memorial. Medieval with 1919 memorial. Dressed freestone base, limestone memorial. Cross-base: square on plan with 4 diminishing steps. War memorial: a tall cross with plinth, tapering shaft and wheel-head cross carved with Celtic style interlace carving. Set in the south face of the shaft and plinth are 3 bronze plaques, the middle one recording the restoration of the cross in 1919 as a war memorial. Plaque above has names of the fallen and plaque below the names of the fallen of the 1939-45 War.

Prominently sited in the middle of the village at the head of the main street and next to the village maypole.

Listing NGR: SE3998437458

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, 31 January 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 422529

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 31 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/179813
War Memorials Register, accessed 31 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/46896

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