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Description: Netherwitton War Memorial
Date Listed: 22 December 2005
English Heritage Building ID: 1407348
OS Grid Reference: NZ0997790201
OS Grid Coordinates: 409977, 590201
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2060, -1.8448
First World War Memorial, unknown date of commission, architect and sponsor. Sandstone. Decorated wheel cross mounted on tapering pedestal, square stepped stone base on two octagonal base steps resting on bed of stones. Celtic interlace carving on head and shaft of cross.
Front of Pedestal is inscribed with 36 names of the fallen from the First World War and the inscription "LEST WE FORGET" in incised Gothic lettering. Rusticated stone wall to front with coping; ornate gate posts and decorated wrought iron gate.
Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 34153
A well maintained and well executed First World War memorial situated in a picturesque location which fully deserves to be listed at Grade II.
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Source: English Heritage
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