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Latitude: 54.9537 / 54°57'13"N
Longitude: -1.6859 / 1°41'9"W
OS Eastings: 420212
OS Northings: 562158
OS Grid: NZ202621
Mapcode National: GBR JCN5.S1
Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.2RGB
Entry Name: War Memorial
Listing Date: 18 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366091
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303904
Location: Gateshead, NE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Whickham North
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Whickham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM HEXHAM ROAD (south side)
5/139 War Memorial
War Memorial. 1918 by W.H. Wood. Ashlar with inscribed Lakeland slate panels.
Octagonal; Perpendicular style. Wide step to double-chamfered pedestal
inscribed UNVEILED BY THE RT. HON. EARL OF DURHAM K.C. LORD LIEUTENANT
EASTER MONDAY 1918, (sic) and bearing 9 panels of names of dead of two World
Wars. Low-relief lettering in band above panels; sloped coping supports moulded
and coped buttresses defining ogee-headed panels containing blank shields
under string. Foliage decoration to tall tapered shaft with cross finial.
Listing NGR: NZ2021262158
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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