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War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferryhill, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6896 / 54°41'22"N

Longitude: -1.5549 / 1°33'17"W

OS Eastings: 428792

OS Northings: 532819

OS Grid: NZ287328

Mapcode National: GBR KGL6.5P

Mapcode Global: WHC54.2DV7

Entry Name: War Memorial Circa 20 Metres West of Town Hall

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112236

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)

6/28 War Memorial circa
20 metres west of
Town Hall
GV II

War memorial. Circa 1919. Granite with marble statue. Square step to
rock-faced base of tapered pedestal, with plinth and cornice; swept base to
statue of Durham Light Infantry soldier in casual pose, with hands clasped
round barrel of rifle which rests on ground.

Inscription on plinth begins 'To the Glory of God ...' and commemorates the
men of Ferryhill who died in the Great War, 1914-1918, with names inscribed on
all other sides; additional inscription refers to second World War 1939-1945,
and additional names are inscribed. 'Pass not this stone in sorrow but in
pride/And may ye live as nobly as they died' inscribed on front plinth.


Listing NGR: NZ2879232819


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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