Building record MYO1328 - YORK CITY WAR MEMORIAL IN WAR MEMORIAL GARDEN

Summary

War memorial. 1924. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Portland stone. A tall tapering chamfered cross with short arms rises from a stepped pedestal of rectangular plan, which is inscribed on the south side 'TO THE CITIZENS OF YORK 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945', and on the north side 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE'. The pedestal is surrounded by 5 steps, the upper step with coved undercutting.

Location

Grid reference SE 5983 5191 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

War memorial. 1924. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Portland stone. A tall tapering chamfered cross with short arms rises from a stepped pedestal of rectangular plan, which is inscribed on the south side 'TO THE CITIZENS OF YORK 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945', and on the north side 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE'. The pedestal is surrounded by 5 steps, the upper step with coved undercutting.
Listing NGR: SE5983651920

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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Sep 13 2019 11:30AM

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