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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Easington
Town
Castle Eden
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS HICKS & CHARLEWOOD (Builder)
MR ROBERT BEALL (Makers)
Singers of Frome (Founder / Foundry)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 Jan 1922
    Attended by: Earl of Durham
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11 Jan 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Durham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10269
Current location

Stockton road at the entrance to Parklands
Castle Eden
Easington
Durham
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 420 370
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base and plinth with Sword of Sacrifice in centre of shaft. Bronze name plaques attached to plinth. NB Although of CWGC style the memorial in not in the care of the CWGC
Inscription
Panel 1: TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ THEY DIED FOR/ LIBERTY & HONOUR Panels 2-3: (Names) Panel 4: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND/ WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Biggins, Thomas Hindson
Burdon, Rowland
Burns, Thomas
Cave, Henry
Cockburn, Robert
Dawson, Frederick
Dixon, Thomas
Dobson, Ernest
Forster, Chalres Gordon
Francis Butts, James Henry
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • Castle Eden War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
2014-War Memorials trust grant of £1,295 for conservation
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Trust Bulletin 70, August 2016, page 10

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