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War Memorial, Benches, Walls, Piers, Terrace and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0104 / 55°0'37"N

Longitude: -1.4572 / 1°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 434809

OS Northings: 568557

OS Grid: NZ348685

Mapcode National: GBR LB8H.9Q

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.LB9B

Entry Name: War Memorial, Benches, Walls, Piers, Terrace and Steps

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303325

Location: North Tyneside, NE29

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Preston

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Shields Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH HAWKEY'S LANE
NZ 36 NW
North Shields
7/80 War memorial, benches, walls,
piers, terrace and steps.
24.10.50
G.V. II
War memorial benches, walls, piers, terrace and steps. Circa 1920. War memorial, walls
and piers of Portland stone; bronze panels in low relief; sandstone square paving
and granite steps. Wide cenotaph has projecting centre with low-relief panels
depicting angel and uniformed men; bronze-wreathed band; low pyramidal coping;
classical-style benches set against canted walls breaking forward either side and
ending in low square piers with projecting panels on street front. Nosed granite
steps to flagged terrace enclosed by walls. Panels on canted walls inscribed
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED IN THE
BOOK OF HONOUR TREASURED IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, at left; at right THIS MONUMENT
AND THE INFIRMARY EXTENSION WERE ERECTED AS THE TOWN'S WAR MEMORIAL IN HONOUR
OF THOSE WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.


Listing NGR: NZ3480968557


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, 8 February 2017.

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

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