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War Memorial, 40 Metres West of Church of St Edmund

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedgefield, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6533 / 54°39'11"N

Longitude: -1.4494 / 1°26'57"W

OS Eastings: 435619

OS Northings: 528827

OS Grid: NZ356288

Mapcode National: GBR LG9M.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHD6H.P9ZK

Entry Name: War Memorial, 40 Metres West of Church of St Edmund

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112152

Location: Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Sedgefield

Built-Up Area: Sedgefield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 3528 SEDGEFIELD FRONT STREET
(South side, off)

13/39 War Memorial, 40 metres
west of Church of St.
Edmund
II


First World War memorial. 1920. Sandstone with green slate plaques. Square-
plan pedestal on double-chamferered, stepped base supports low octagonal section
with brattished top, corner broaches and raised, central shield. Tapering,
octagonal shaft above has similar brattished cap and is surmounted by shaped
cross. Front plaque, set into pedestal, names victims of First and Second World
Wars; smaller rear plaque (facing church) inscribed: PASS NOT THIS STONE IN
SORROW BUT IN PRIDE, AND MAY YOU LIVE AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED. LORD GRANT THEM
ETERNAL LIFE.


Listing NGR: NZ3561928826


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 7 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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