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War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham North, Gateshead

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303904

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

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

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW WHICKHAM HEXHAM ROAD (south side)
Swalwell

5/139 War Memorial

II

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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