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Eleanor Cross

Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG, England
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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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It wasn't until this visit that I realised the significance of the brass panels. I hadn't realised... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
MedEngland
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England
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Sledmere, Driffield YO25 3XG, England
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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

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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.

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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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Reviewed 30 March 2016

This monument stands by a cross-roads, where there is ample car-parking. It is very tall, slender monument and commemorates the fallen from Sledmere in wars, primarily the First World War.It is very attractive photographically.

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

This is located on the main road through Sledmere Village (B1251), close to the Waggoners’ Memorial. Erected around 1897 by Sit Tatton Sykes Bt of Sledmere House, it seeks to copy the 12 Crosses that were erected in the late 13th century to mark the...More

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