Monument record MYO4256 - Askham Bryan War Memorial
Cross (Portland Stone) in St Nicholas Church grounds. Inscription: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/WHO GIVITH US THE VICTORY/ AND IN EVER THANKFUL/MEMORY OF ALL IN THIS/PARISH WHO SERVED/ THEIR COUNTRY/ESPECIALLY THOSE HERE/RECORDED WHO FELL/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1919/'GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN HIS LIFE/ FOR HIS FRIENDS' The memorial was unveiled on 29 August 1919 and the ceremony was attended by Bishop Suffragan of Beverley. It cost just over £114. Memorial cleaned and re lettered July 1988.
|Grid reference||SE 5536 4844 (point)|
|Civil Parish||Askham Bryan, City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (1)
Askham Bryan War Memorial, which is situated in St Nicholas’ churchyard, is listed at
Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* as an eloquent witness to the tragic impact of world events on the local community, and the sacrifice
it made in the First World War.
* an elegant Latin cross memorial demonstrating fine craftsmanship in the relief carved Celtic knot
work design to the cross and shaft.
* with the Church of St Nicholas (Grade I-listed).
Historic England, 2018, Askham Bryan War Memorial Advice Report (Report). SYO2088.
- --- SYO2088 Report: Historic England. 2018. Askham Bryan War Memorial Advice Report.
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Record last edited
Apr 9 2021 11:36AM