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War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall, Ferryhill

Description: War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall

Grade: II
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

Location: 24 North Street, Ferryhill, Durham DL17 8JJ

Locality: Ferryhill
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 8JJ

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Listing Text

(East side)

6/28 War Memorial circa
20 metres west of
Town Hall

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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