Monument record MYO774 - Acomb War Memorial


Cross. Unveiling ceremony 12th May 1922.


Grid reference SE 5721 5134 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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War memorial. c1920; altered after Second World War and restored late C20. Limestone ashlar. On the west side the Latin cross is carved with a wreath and dove in the centre of the cross head. The upper part of the octagonal base is decorated with symbolic carvings which include shields and military trophies. Below are carved tablets with the names of the dead from the First World War, restored in the late C20. Against the west side of the octagonal steps there is a carving of an open book, inscribed with the names of the dead from the 1939-1945 war.
Listing NGR: SE5721251346

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

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Record last edited

Mar 4 2022 11:55AM


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