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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Scarborough
Town
Hinderwell
County
North Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs French and Wilkins of Whitby (Architect)
Mr William Lawson of Sleights (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 2000
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30586
Current location

At junction
Runswick Lane and High Street
Hinderwell
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
TS13 5HW
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 79468 16532
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone clock tower. Two dedicatory stone tablets have been placed on the tower with the names of the fallen inscribed upon them. Surrounded by metal railing and planted flower beds.
Inscription
Front Face: (Names)/ PASS NOT THIS STONE IN SORROW BUT IN PRIDE/ LIVE YOUR LIVES AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: 1914 3 o'clock face: 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Robert
Barrett, John W
Billam, William
Booth, H Leonard
Brakespeare, Alfred
Clark, John G
Gill, Thomas
Goodwill, George
Hicks, Isaac
Hill, John
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Tower
    Measurements: height 6705mm
    Materials: Stone - Aislaby
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Hinderwell, Port Mulgrave and Runswick War Memorial Clock Tower
  • 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: Clock mechanism cleaned and refurbished by Smith's of Derby. Railings repainted. Cost £750. 2000: Cleaned and repointed, new wrought iron railings installed and area landscaped. Cost £2987.
Costs

Site: Free
Comments: Site was donated by Mr Robert Gill. Memorial cost £360, the clock £35, and incidentals £9. The architects designed the memorial for no fee
Memorial: £404 0s 0d

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Whitby Gazette 18 November 1921; 9 June 2000. Based on the work of Maureen S Thompson, with author's permission.
  • Pass Not This Stone In Sorrow But In Pride... The story of Hinderwell War Memorial. M.S. Thompson. CFHS Journal Oct 2000
  • Silent Witnesses: War Memorials of Whitby and District by Cordelia Stamp 20-21 Published:Caedmon of Whitby 2003 Whitby

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