Sheffield war memorials

War memorials are a familiar sight on the landscape of Sheffield. They provide a remembrance monument to the people who lost their lives through the conflicts of war. 

As a council we have a responsibility and commitment to preserve and maintain all the war memorials throughout Sheffield.


Cenotaph War Memorial

Barker's Pool, Sheffield, S1 2HB. In centre of public space between City Hall and John Lewis.

Tall flagpole mounted on bronze monument - the focal point for Remembrance Day commemorations.

York and Lancaster War Memorial

Weston Park, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TJ. On main path alongside Western Bank. Access via main gate to park opposite Childrens Hospital.

The Boer War Memorial and the First and Second World War Memorial are located here. The bronze triptych is dedicated to the fallen of the South African (Boer) War. The memorials are on opposite sides of the monument.

A third memorial in the form of a plaque and an oak tree, some 6 yards to the south of the main memorial, is dedicated to 2/3 West Riding Field Ambulance, 1914/1918.

Hyde Park War Memorial

St Johns Church, Bernard Street, Sheffield, S2 5PU.

Cross mounted on stone block, with surrounding wall and steps up to monument.


Beighton War Memorial

St Mary's Church, Church Lane, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1EJ. At gate entrance.

Wall mounted plaque at churchyard entrance.

Hackenthorpe War Memorial

Christ Church, Sheffield Road, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, S12 4LR. Within the churchyard.

Stone cross on plinth.

Halfway War Memorial

Station Road, Halfway, Sheffield, S20 3GS.

Stone cross atop large plinth and base. Within a gated and walled enclosure. OS ref SK 436814.

Handsworth War Memorial

St Mary's church, Handsworth Road, Sheffield, S13 9BZ.

Ornamental sculpture built into wall of St Mary's church.

Mosborough War Memorial

St Mark's Church, High Street, Mosborough, Sheffield, S20 5AB.

Stone Celtic cross on plinth.

Woodhouse War Memorial

Market Square, Sheffield, S13 7JX.

Plinth with cross mounted on stone block, with commemorative plaque.

Woodhouse Mill War Memorial

War Memorial, Retford Road, Sheffield, S13 9WF.

Sandstone cross and plinth.


Chapeltown War Memorial

Cowley Lane, Sheffield, S35 1SU. Chapeltown Park entrance.

Large stone column in railed enclosure.

Ecclesfield War Memorial

St Mary's Church yard, Church Street, Ecclesfield, Sheffield, S35 9WE.

Large granite column with carved cross.

Grenoside War Memorial

Norfolk Hill, Sheffield, S35 8QA.

Large stone cross on stone plinth within a railed ornamental garden.

Owlerton Church War Memorial

Forbes Road, Sheffield 6.

A plaque on the side of Owlerton Memorial Hall building.

Stannington War Memorial

Church Street, Stannington, Sheffield, S6 6DB. Uppergate.

Large stone cross on plinth, within paved and railed enclosure, with planted area.

Stocksbridge Clock Tower Memorial

War Memorial, Nanny Hill, Sheffield, S36 2BE.

Medieval-style clock tower with castelations, surrounded by gothic wall.

Wadsley Bridge War Memorial

Penistone Road North, Sheffield, S6 1LQ. Halifax Road, next to Fairest Funeral Home.

Enclosed stone cross on plinth.


Dore War Memorial

Vicarage Lane, Sheffield, S17 3GY. Corner of Vicarage Lane and Savage Lane.

Large stone column supporting life size statue of soldier, on stone flags within walled and gated enclosure.

Ecclesall War Memorial

Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9QD between Ecclesall Church and Library.

Large stone column and cross on plinth.

Gleadless and Hollinsend War Memorial

Ridgeway Road Junction, Hollinsend Road, Sheffield, S12 2EG. Outside the church at the corner of Ridgeway Road and Hollinsend Road, close to Hollinsend Park.

Stone supporting life size statue of soldier, holding a rifle with bayonet fixed.

Norton War Memorial

Norton Church Road, Sheffield, S8 8JQ. In front of St James Parish Church.

Stone cross on plinth.

Totley War Memorial

Baslow Road, Sheffield, S17 3BH.

Stone cross with two bronze plaques set into the wall within a small walled enclosure set back from the road. OS ref SK 304797.


Endcliffe Park Mi Amigo Large Rock

Mi Amigo in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, S11 7AB.

Large Rock with bronze name plaque.

Fulwood War Memorial

At junction with Canterbury Avenue, Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3QJ.

Tall column on paved base. Metal plaque with names on the railings behind the memorial. OS ref SK 306854.

Ranmoor War Memorial

St John's Church, Ranmoor Park Road, Sheffield, S10 3GX. In church grounds of St John, Ranmoor, opposite Ranmoor Inn.

Stone Celtic Cross.

Walkley War Memorial

Howard Road, Sheffield, S6 3RX.  Within perimeter of St Mary's church grounds at junction of South Road and Hadfield Street.

Stone cross.

Sheffield War Memorials in Europe

Sheffield Battalion Memorial in Serre

Village of Serre in France is 5 miles north of Albert.

Following the war, Serre was adopted by the City of Sheffield and it was decided to erect a monument to the men of the City Battalion on the main street where some of their bodies had been found long after the battle had ended.

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