Description: War Memorial, Benches, Walls, Piers, Terrace and Steps
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 303325
OS Grid Reference: NZ3480968557
OS Grid Coordinates: 434809, 568557
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0104, -1.4572
TYNEMOUTH HAWKEY'S LANE
NZ 36 NW
7/80 War memorial, benches, walls,
piers, terrace and steps.
War memorial benches, walls, piers, terrace and steps. Circa 1920. War memorial, walls
and piers of Portland stone; bronze panels in low relief; sandstone square paving
and granite steps. Wide cenotaph has projecting centre with low-relief panels
depicting angel and uniformed men; bronze-wreathed band; low pyramidal coping;
classical-style benches set against canted walls breaking forward either side and
ending in low square piers with projecting panels on street front. Nosed granite
steps to flagged terrace enclosed by walls. Panels on canted walls inscribed
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED IN THE
BOOK OF HONOUR TREASURED IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, at left; at right THIS MONUMENT
AND THE INFIRMARY EXTENSION WERE ERECTED AS THE TOWN'S WAR MEMORIAL IN HONOUR
OF THOSE WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.
Listing NGR: NZ3480968557
Source: English Heritage
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