Skipwith Common and Riccall RAF base
- Metal Metal (any)
- Other Concrete
- Stone Sandstone
- Second World War (1939-1945)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
IN MEMORY of the men and women of the Armed Services who were stationed on Skipwith Common and Riccall RAF base during WWII. Also, of those who built the aerodrome,helping to shape the landscape, access and wildlihe of the site we enjoy today. This memorial was dedicated by the Chaplain of the YORKSHIRE AIR FORCE MUSEUM & ALLIED AIR FORCES MEMORIAL on 14TH MAY 2010 as part of hte National Nature Reserve declaraion celebrations. The propeller was kindly donated to Escrick Park Estate and Natural England by the Yorkshie Air Museum. HONOUR THESE PEOPLE AND THIS PLACE.