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Description: War Memorial
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303904
OS Grid Reference: NZ2021262158
OS Grid Coordinates: 420212, 562158
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9537, -1.6859
NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM HEXHAM ROAD (south side)
5/139 War Memorial
War Memorial. 1918 by W.H. Wood. Ashlar with inscribed Lakeland slate panels.
Octagonal; Perpendicular style. Wide step to double-chamfered pedestal
inscribed UNVEILED BY THE RT. HON. EARL OF DURHAM K.C. LORD LIEUTENANT
EASTER MONDAY 1918, (sic) and bearing 9 panels of names of dead of two World
Wars. Low-relief lettering in band above panels; sloped coping supports moulded
and coped buttresses defining ogee-headed panels containing blank shields
under string. Foliage decoration to tall tapered shaft with cross finial.
Listing NGR: NZ2021262158
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Source: English Heritage
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