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Description: War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112236
OS Grid Reference: NZ2879232819
OS Grid Coordinates: 428792, 532819
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6896, -1.5549
NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL MARKET PLACE
6/28 War Memorial circa
20 metres west of
War memorial. Circa 1919. Granite with marble statue. Square step to
rock-faced base of tapered pedestal, with plinth and cornice; swept base to
statue of Durham Light Infantry soldier in casual pose, with hands clasped
round barrel of rifle which rests on ground.
Inscription on plinth begins 'To the Glory of God ...' and commemorates the
men of Ferryhill who died in the Great War, 1914-1918, with names inscribed on
all other sides; additional inscription refers to second World War 1939-1945,
and additional names are inscribed. 'Pass not this stone in sorrow but in
pride/And may ye live as nobly as they died' inscribed on front plinth.
Listing NGR: NZ2879232819
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Source: English Heritage
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