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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Craven
Town
Settle
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
MESSRS BRASSINGTON SONS AND CO LTD (Builder)
MR HENRY ROSS ARIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 06th December 1925
    Attended by: BRIG GEN J E EDMONDS CB CMG
  • Rededicated
    Date: 07th November 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29756
Current location

Small memorial garden
Church Street/ Langcliffe Road corner
Settle
Craven
North Yorkshire
BD24 9JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 81726 64055
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
4 stage Cenotaph set on a base within a paved area.
Inscription
(FRONT) PRO PATRIA/ (NAMES)/ "NO MEAN CROWN HE WINS/ WHO BRAVELY FOR HIS COUNTRY DIES"/ EURYPIDES/ ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THE TOWNSHIP OF SETTLE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 (RIGHT) ALSO IN THE/ WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ KILLED IN THIS DISTRICT/ (NAMES OF US AIRMEN) Added: OTHER CONFLICTS/ 2011/ MATTHEW J S HASELDIN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abra, G
Baldwin, F
Barrett, J
Bell, J E
Bell, R W
Bellas, G S
Bentham, Alan
Bentham, H
Bowker, J
Bradley, W C
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename, year of death
    Order of information: year of death THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,place of death,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 1080mm, height 310mm, width 1425mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 970mm, height 610mm, width 1285mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 860mm, height 205mm, width 1195mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 755mm, height 2250mm, width 1120mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Settle War Memorial
  • 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
History
2010: 1 name added under the First World War.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Settle Town Council
Reference
  • Leaflet-'Settle town Council-Information for Residents & Visitors', for confirmation of the custodian

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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