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Walton Memorial Circa 10 Metres South-West of Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferryhill, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL MARKET PLACE
(East side)

6/29 Walton memorial
circa 10 metres
south-west of
Town Hall
GV II

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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