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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Durham
Town
Belmont
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of Durham
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of Durham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10342
Current location

St Mary's Church
Broomside Lane
Belmont
Durham
Durham
DH1 2QR
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 30692 43688
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A pink granite obelisk mounted on a pedimented plinth on a base standing on two concrete steps. Either side to the obelisk are two more pedimented plinths. The dedication is incised in single columns on each face of the plinth. The memorial stands on a semi-circular platform.
Inscription
IN EVER GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION MORS JANUA VITAE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, J
Bell, J
Brown, F
Bunce, J T
Bunce, S
Carr, A
Clarkson, J M
Cockburn, G
Coulson, A E B
Coulson, A P
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 3000mm
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 800mm, width 800mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • Belmont 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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