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Latitude: 55.206 / 55°12'21"N
Longitude: -1.8448 / 1°50'41"W
OS Eastings: 409977
OS Northings: 590201
OS Grid: NZ099902
Mapcode National: GBR H8K7.DM
Mapcode Global: WHC2G.MDRW
Entry Name: Netherwitton War Memorial
Listing Date: 22 December 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1407348
Location: Netherwitton, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Netherwitton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Netherwitton
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
First World War Memorial, unknown date of commission, architect and sponsor. Sandstone. Decorated wheel cross mounted on tapering pedestal, square stepped stone base on two octagonal base steps resting on bed of stones. Celtic interlace carving on head and shaft of cross.
Front of Pedestal is inscribed with 36 names of the fallen from the First World War and the inscription "LEST WE FORGET" in incised Gothic lettering. Rusticated stone wall to front with coping; ornate gate posts and decorated wrought iron gate.
Sources: North East War Memorials Project Ref 34153
A well maintained and well executed First World War memorial situated in a picturesque location which fully deserves to be listed at Grade II.
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, 10 August 2017.
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