Durham - WWi Cross

WM reference
41882
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 24th November 1928
Current location

DURHAM CATHEDRAL
OUTSIDE THE EAST FRONT
Durham
Durham
Durham
England
OS Grid Ref.: NZ 270 420
Denomination: Church of England

Description

SQUARE PLINTH SURMOUNTED BY SHAFT AND STYLISED CROSS OF ST CUTHBERT. ORNATE CARVINGS ON THE SIDES OF THE SHAFT. ARTEFACTS LIKE HELMETS AND WATER BOTTLES CARVED ONTO THE SIDES OF THE COLUMN.

Inscription

1914 - 1918

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cross
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 24th November 1928
Attended by: MARQUIS OF LONDONDERRY

History

1956: ORIGINAL WALLS AND STEPS WERE REMOVED AND THE AREA GRASSED OVER

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

North East War Memorials Project http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=9903

Reference

Keys to the Past http://www.keystothepast.info/durhamcc/K2P.nsf/K2PDetail?readform&PRN=D12286

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