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War Memorial in Redheugh Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Headland, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.6958 / 54°41'44"N

Longitude: -1.1768 / 1°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 453152

OS Northings: 533729

OS Grid: NZ531337

Mapcode National: GBR NG74.0G

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.W7SG

Entry Name: War Memorial in Redheugh Gardens

Location: Headland, Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Parish: Headland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Listing Date: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432718

Source ID: 1263296

Listing Text

NZ 5333

RADCLIFFE TERRACE (off north-east side),

War Memorial in Redheugh Gardens


Memorial to civilians and servicemen killed in World War I; 1921, by Philip B. Bennison. Limestone, ashlar and rockfaced. Raked, stepped plinth to square, coursed, rockfaced pedestal with ashlar quoins at angles, roll-moulding at base and chamfered cornice. Square shaft supports a further pedestal, with chamfered plinth and cornice, surmounted by a draped bronze figure of Triumphant Youth. The four faces of the uppermost pedestal bear sculptured bronze achievements of arms, the seal of Hartlepool and a cartouche dated 1914. The east face of the shaft is inscribed: "FOR US THEY DIED"; west face: "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND".

Listing NGR: NZ5315233729

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 7 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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