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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Bradford
Town
Ilkley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR JOHN J JOASS (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 July 1922
    Attended by: Colonel J H Matthews and Captain Thomas Harold Broadbent Maufe VC (who was later accidentally killed during the Second World War by mortar practice)
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23 July 1922
    Attended by: Arthur W T Perowne, Bishop of Bradford
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28665
Current location

Memorial Gardens
The Grove
Ilkley
Bradford
West Yorkshire
LS29 9AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 11335 47623
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STONE CENOTAPH WITH BRONZE PLAQUES ON EACH OF FOUR SIDE. MEMORIAL SURMOUNTED BY STONE URN. MEMORIAL STANDS ON WIDE OCTAGONAL BASE. the First World War memorial is over 19ft high and constructed of Portland stone. It consists of a square cenotaph set upon a square plinth, which in turn is set upon a large stepped octagonal platform with concave corners and small Portland stone bollards. The base of the cenotaph incorporates blind panels, whilst the upper part consists of a slightly tapering shaft with bronze panels affixed to each face. The panels record the 183 names, rank and regiment of those killed in relief lettering; that to the east face also incorporates the inscription: TO THE GALLANT/ MEN OF ILKLEY/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ THIS MEMORIAL/ IS DEDICATED/ LET THOSE WHO COME/ AFTER SEE TO IT THAT THEIR/ NAMES BE NOT FORGOTTEN. The cenotaph is surmounted by a two handled classical urn with gadrooning to the upper part, floral swag relief decoration adorning the bowl, and foliate decoration emerging from the top in the style of flaming urns.
Inscription
ON CENOTAPH: TO THE GALLANT MEN OF ILKLEY/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914-1918 THIS MEMORIAL IS/ DEDICATED/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER/ SEE TO IT THAT THEIR NAMES/ BE NOT FORGOTTEN/ (NAMES)/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allerton, Thomas
Amos, John W
Armitage, Lzwere R
Atkinson, Clarence
Barnes, Edward
Beanland, Reynold J
Beech, Wellen
Bellerby, Henry
Bentley, Sonver
Boddy, Bent
See details for all 181 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 183
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 183
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 5500MM, width 2380MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Urn
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Second World War memorial and associated pavilion shelters, Ilkley Memorial Gardens
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £6,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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