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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Yorkshire
Town
Pocklington
County
Humberside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34949
Current location

Outside the Post Office
Market Street
Pocklington
East Yorkshire
Humberside
YO42 2AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 80365 49109
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cross surmounting a tapering column. Column surmounts stone pedestal, which bears names and inscription. Two-stepped stone base, top step is octagonal, lower step is square.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ ERECTED BY THE POCKLINGTON COMRADES OF THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, George
Balls, G
Beal, R W
Bennett, H B
Blows, N W J
Blumb, John
Brass, J
Brown, Roland
Buttle, Francis C
Buttle, Robert W
See details for all 136 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 60
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2000mm, height 12000mm, width 2000mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 750mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • Pocklington Memorial Cross
  • 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
1991: Cleaned by local council and Pocklington Civic Society
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: Pocklington Comrades of the Great War
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Driffield Times, 26 November 1921

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