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Durham Light Infantry South African War Memorial, Durham

Description: Durham Light Infantry South African War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110402

OS Grid Reference: NZ2730142195
OS Grid Coordinates: 427301, 542195
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7739, -1.5771

Location: 1 Duncow Lane, Durham DH1 3RS

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3RS

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SW (West side, off)

14/346 D.L.I. South African
War Memorial


South African War memorial. Dated 1905. Sandstone ashlar. Celtic style.
Very tall cross with boss stands on square step and is decorated with entwined
oak leaves containing low-relief carvings of scenes from the war; inscription
commemorates those who died of wounds or disease or were killed in action,
1899-1902. Names of dead inscribed on base. Chamfered dwarf wall encloses
flagged surround.

Listing NGR: NZ2730142195

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Source: English Heritage

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