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Netherwitton War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Netherwitton, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1407348

Location: Netherwitton, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Netherwitton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Netherwitton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

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.

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

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