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Latitude: 54.6895 / 54°41'22"N
Longitude: -1.5547 / 1°33'17"W
OS Eastings: 428800
OS Northings: 532812
OS Grid: NZ288328
Mapcode National: GBR KGL6.6Q
Mapcode Global: WHC54.2DX8
Entry Name: Walton Memorial Circa 10 Metres South-West of Town Hall
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121476
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112237
Location: Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Ferryhill
Built-Up Area: Ferryhill
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Cornforth and FerryHill
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL MARKET PLACE
6/29 Walton memorial
circa 10 metres
Memorial to William Walton. Circa 1906 for the officials and workmen of the
Dean and Chapter colliery. Sandstone ashlar; Art Nouveau style. Fluted
obelisk with central patera, supported by 4 central leaf-decorated scrolls,
stands on high corniced pedestal with moulded plinth and scrolled diagonal
buttresses. Each diagonal ends in impost moulding of arched recessed panels,
that on south with inscription in Gothic, sans serif and Roman scripts:
'ERECTED/BY THE/OFFICIALS AND WORKMEN/OF THE DEAN AND CHAPTER COLLIERY/To the
Memory/OF THE LATE/WILLIAM WALTON/(OVERMAN)/ WHO SACRIFICED HIS LIFE/IN
SAVING THE LIVES/OF TWO BOYS/AT DEAN BANK/AUGUST 8TH 1906'.
Included for historical value.
Listing NGR: NZ2880032812
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