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Elegant Monument

It looks as though some repairs have been completed to this amazing Cross. Do climb the steps and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
MedEngland
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England
A bonus

We came to Sledmere for the Waggoners' Memorial so the Eleanor Cross nearby was a very handsome... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
dirtmother
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG, England
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

It looks as though some repairs have been completed to this amazing Cross. Do climb the steps and read the inscriptions to some very brave men.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 19 August 2018

On the green in Sledmere. A reproduction of an Eleanor Cross used as a war memorial. Its getting a little difficult to read the brass plates but worth the effort and the Waggoners Memorial is next door.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We came to Sledmere for the Waggoners' Memorial so the Eleanor Cross nearby was a very handsome bonus. Good parking close at hand and such a lovely spot, with benches and plenty of very clean mown grass, that you might want to stay longer to...More

Thank dirtmother
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It wasn't until this visit that I realised the significance of the brass panels. I hadn't realised that some are "ancient & modern" - portraying soldiers from different generations. A fascinating memorial.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Originally a simple village cross, this has been transformed into a very intricate memorial. It is well worth seeing and is just one of the lovely things to enjoy in this tranquil and charming Wolds village.

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is worth a quick look if you're passing. It's a village cross (but way more ornate than your average village cross), converted into a war memorial in 1919 (thank you wikipedia)

Thank L3K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Monument situated close to Waggoner memorial. Unusual with brass reliefs in sections around the monument. Parking nearby and seating to enjoy the sunshine

Thank 407claren
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wonderful iconic landmark seen for miles across the wolds. A fantastic monument for the Sykes family, nested in the yorkshire Wolds. Great place for a meeting place, have an ice cream when the local icecream van is around. Popular for stylists picnickers and walkers. Fantastic...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Visit this monument as well as the waggoners in this really nice and peaceful village with lots of other things to do and see, allow plenty of time to visit.

Thank 930barriew
Reviewed 2 April 2016

One of three such feature in or near Sledmere village with ample parking close by. Well worth a visit.

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